HALIFAX, July 24, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The commander and crew of Her Majesty's Canadian Ship (HMCS) Ville de Québec are pleased to invite media and the general public to visit their ship during her stay from July 26 to 30, 2012.
HMCS Ville de Québec will arrive in the provincial capital on Monday, July 26, at approximately 8 a.m. as part of the Great Lakes Deployment (GLD). Arriving with HMCS Ville de Québec will be two United States Navy ships; USS DeWert and USS Hurricane. All three vessels will be berthed at La Pointe-à-Carcy (Cruise Ship Area), Berths 21 and 22.
|Visit Dates and Times||Activities|
|July 26 - Between 8 and 9 a.m. (approx.)||Arrival in Québec City|
|July 26 - 10 a.m.||Aboriginal Welcoming Ceremony|
| July 27 to 29 - 1 to 5 p.m.
(unless otherwise stated)
|Open to public (no charge)|
|July 30- Around 8 a.m.||Departure for Montréal|
Please note that all guests, media included, must be in possession of valid photo identification in order to gain access to the ship.
SOURCE: ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY
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Note to Editors / News Directors:
For further information about the ships arrival in Québec City and/or to set up media opportunities with the ships and crews, please contact Lieutenant (Navy) Jocelyn Laroche at 418-455-7553 or at Jocelyn.Laroche@forces.gc.ca .
For information about participating American ships, please contact Lieutenant-Commander Ron Flesvig at 757-513-3426 or at Ron.Flesvig@gmail.com.
For more information on the GLD go to www.forces.ca/en/gld/gld2012-209.