MONTREAL, April 18, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Members of the media are invited to attend a security and assistance to civilian authorities exercise to be held on April 20, 2013, on the St. Lawrence River, in the Îles-de-Boucherville area. Exercise LONGUEUIL is organized by Her Majesty's Canadian Ship (HMCS) Donnacona, a Naval Reserve unit from Montreal.
When: Saturday April 20th at 10:30 a.m.
Where: Quai fédéral, Boucherville
During the exercise, several scenarios will be conducted; man overboard, boat patrol, engine break down, escorts and diving, allowing the crew members to apply the expertise developed during their training. One hundred reservists will participate in this exercise including fifty directly on the St. Lawrence River.
SOURCE: HMCS Donnacona
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Note to editors: Members of the media who are interested in covering the exercise are asked to arrive at the Quai fédéral at 10:30 a.m., at the corner of boulevard Marie-Victorin and boulevard de Montarville, in Boucherville. To confirm your presence and to obtain additional information, please contact Sub-Lieutenant Serge Abergel, HMCS Donnacona's Public Affairs Officer, at 514-237-8239.