Crew Gold Corporation
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Crew Gold Corporation

October 18, 2005 09:15 ET

Crew Gold Corporation: Notification of Trade

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 18, 2005) - Crew Gold Corporation ("Crew")(TSX:CRU)(OSE:CRU)(FWB:KNC)(OTCBB:CRUGF.PK)

On October 17, 2005, Jan A Vestrum, President and CEO of Crew Gold Corporation, bought 500,000 shares in Crew at NOK 9.28.

Mr Vestrum's exposure totals 7,239,000 Crew shares, including common shares, forward contracts and options.

Jan A Vestrum

President & CEO

This news release contains certain "Forward-Looking Statements". All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included in this release, and/or statements made by company officers or directors at any given time, as well as Crew's future plans are such forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Forward-looking statements are based on the estimates and opinions of management on the date the statements are made, and Crew does not undertake any obligation to update forward-looking statements should conditions or management's estimates or opinions change.

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