Land Force Central Area - Dept of National Defence

Land Force Central Area - Dept of National Defence

July 28, 2005 14:39 ET

Media Advisory-National Defence: HMCS TORONTO to Salute Port Colborne

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - July 28, 2005) - The Commanding Officer and ship's company of Her Majesty's Canadian Ship TORONTO are pleased to announce that the ship will be transiting past the City of Port Colborne on July 29th between 7:45 am and 8:00 am.

During the sailpast, HMCS TORONTO will honour the City of Port Colborne with a Nine Gun Salute.

People are invited to view the sailpast and the Nine Gun Salute. It will take place between Bridge 21 and the entrance to Lock #8.

The ship, under the command of Commander Stuart Moors, has been in the Great Lakes visiting both US and Canadian cities since the July 7th. TORONTO is now enroute its homeport of Halifax, NS after a successful deployment to the Great Lakes.

For more information on the ship, go to: http://www.navy.dnd.ca/toronto/home/index_e.asp

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