20 de may. de 2020 · Margaret Martha Brooke, MBE, dietician, naval officer, war hero, paleontologist (born 10 April 1915 in Ardath, SK ; died 9 January 2016 in Victoria, BC ). Brooke was a nursing sister during the Second World War and survived the torpedoing of the SS Caribou.
HMCS Margaret Brooke (AOPV 431) is the second Harry DeWolf-class offshore patrol vessel for the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN). The class was derived from the Arctic Offshore Patrol Ship project as part of the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy and is primarily designed for the patrol and support of Canada's Arctic regions.
Who is Margaret Brooke? Margaret Brooke is the namesake of the Royal Canadian Navy’s second Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS) built at Halifax Shipyard. Lieutenant Commander Margaret Brooke, MBE, was a Royal Canadian Navy Nursing Sister decorated for gallantry during the Second World War.
16 de jul. de 2021 · HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, July 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The future HMCS Margaret Brooke is the first Canadian combat ship to be named for a woman and was delivered today in a ceremony at the Royal ...
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HMCS Margaret Brooke An Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS) will be named after Margaret Brooke, a Royal Canadian Navy Nursing Sister decorated for gallantry during the Second World War. The actions followed the torpedoing and subsequent sinking of the Newfoundland ferry SS Caribou on October 14, 1942, in the Cabot Strait off Newfoundland.
The RCN formally accepted delivery of its second ship, HMCS Margaret Brooke, on July 15, 2021. The ship completed on its first operational deployment on Operation NANOOK from August 2022 to December 2022. The third AOPS, HMCS Max Bernays, delivered to the RCN on September 2, 2022.