The Royal Canadian Navy commissions HMCS Margaret Brooke

Media advisory

October 26, 2022 – Halifax, N.S. – Department of National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

Media are invited to attend the commissioning ceremony of His Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Margaret Brooke in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on October 28. 

This event is the official welcome into active naval service for HMCS Margaret Brooke, the second Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship delivered under the National Shipbuilding Strategy.

WHEN:  Friday, October 28, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. (Atlantic)

WHERE: Jetty NJ, HMC Dockyard, Halifax, N.S.

WHAT:  Military leadership and civilian dignitaries will commission HMCS Margaret Brooke into the RCN Fleet.  Commander Nicole Robichaud, Commanding Officer and members of the ship’s company, will be available for interviews following the ceremony. 

Notes to editor / news director: 

All media interested in attending are asked to contact Lieutenant Commander Brian Owens, Senior Public Affairs Officer, Maritime Forces Atlantic Public Affairs at 902-401-5529, or by email at

Media are requested to arrive at Admiral’s Gate, HMC Dockyard, with photo identification no later than 12:30 p.m. (Atlantic) where they will be greeted and escorted to the site to cover the event.  

The ceremony will also be live streamed via the Royal Canadian Navy Facebook page at Royal Canadian Navy Facebook.

Associated Links

HMCS Margaret Brooke

Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships


Maritime Forces Atlantic Public Affairs

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