HMCS Athabaskan Holds Fleet Week New Orleans Reception


first_img Share this article View post tag: americas Back to overview,Home naval-today HMCS Athabaskan Holds Fleet Week New Orleans Reception View post tag: HMCS Athabaskan Authorities View post tag: New Orleanscenter_img April 27, 2015 The Royal Canadian Navy’s top officer hosted allied participants of Fleet Week New Orleans April 25 aboard the Royal Canadian Navy Iroquois-class destroyer HMCS Athabaskan.Vice Adm. Mike Norman, commander of the Royal Canadian Navy, welcomed aboard Sailors and Marines from the U.S. and U.K. who are in New Orleans until April 29.The Fleet Week is a weeklong celebration and collaboration between six ships representing the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, Royal Navy, Royal Canadian Navy and the community of New Orleans.U.S. Navy ships participating in Fleet Week NOLA include amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1), and Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Cole (DDG 67) and USS James E. Williams (DDG 95). The Royal Navy sent the Duke-class British frigate HMS Lancaster.[mappress mapid=”15791″]Image: US Navy HMCS Athabaskan Holds Fleet Week New Orleans Reception View post tag: Fleet Weeklast_img read more