The Canadian Navy
Photos courtesy Department of National Defence
During the Second World War, the Canadian Navy proved itself a formidable
submarine predator. Today, the Navy plays as important a role as ever,
delivering disaster relief to Haitians and protecting ships from pirates off the coast of Africa.
Explore exclusive Navy extras, including a photo essay documenting
life on the high seas, an interactive map and guide exploring Canada’s
fleet, the personal tales of Canada’s sailors and the stories behind the Navy’s symbols and emblems.
THE CANADIAN ATLAS ONLINE
The Navy Thematic
Browse the history of the Navy, explore interactive guides to the types of Canadian vessels and how to tell an Admiral from a Lieutenant plus more features in our Navy Thematic
INTERACTIVE NAVY MAP
The Canadian Navy: Namesake Communities
Profiling 372 vessels named after Canadian communities, regions and First Nations, this map
explores a tradition that began as a way to unify the country.
The Canadian Navy: Floating Fortress
Hear the personal tales of Canada’s sailors and find exclusive Navy extras, including a photo essay documenting life on the high seas, an interactive guide exploring Canada’s fleet and the stories behind the Navy’s symbols and emblems.
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