HMCS Saskatoon

The official lineage of HMCS Saskatoon extant commissionned ship.




Vert a lion passant guardant crowned with a naval coronet Or sails Argent and grasping in the dexter paw a Saskatoon bush irradiated and fructed proper leaved Or.


The gold lion is taken from the symbol used by the City of Saskatoon. The lion wears a naval coronet, and grasps a Saskatoon bush thereby making reference to the name of the City.


FORTIS CEU LEO FIDUS (Brave as a faithful lion)


Gold and Green

Battle Honours

The Second World War

ATLANTIC, 1942-45.


First of Name

Second of Name

  • Coastal Defence Vessel, Kingston Class.
  • Commissioned 5 December 1998.Footnote 3

Operational history

The Second World War

Saskatoon served on escort duties off of the coast of Nova Scotia and in the North Atlantic with the 'Halifax Local Defence Force' and the 'Western Local Escort Force'.Footnote 4

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