Links & Videos
The Last Cape Horners
Gustaf Erikson of Finland owned the last great fleet of sailing ships the world would ever see. Watch first-hand accounts from men who sailed from Europe to Australia to load grain and return to Europe by way of the treacherous Cape Horn. These sailings were known world-wide as The Last Grain Races. 1hr 11min by Garry Kerr
Honouring Lt. Robert Hampton Gray
Canada’s 6th Arctic Offshore Patrol Vessel, now under construction, will be called HMCS Robert Hampton Gray.
How and Why the Haida Was Saved
The story of the purchase of HMCS Haida from the Navy to save it from the scrapyard and its journey to Hamilton as told by Peter Ward, a prime mover in this story. A popular tourist attraction alongside HMCS Star Haida is currently the ceremonial flagship of the RCN.
Heart of Oak
March past by the Royal Navy Reserve at the RNR Centennial Parade, May 2000. Filmed at the Horse Guards Parade, London with Prince Charles taking the salute.
The RCN in 1960 – the 50th Anniversary video with narration by Rear Admiral Hugh F. Pullen and Vice-Admiral Harry deWolfe.
59 Steps to the Crow's Nest
Story of this legendary club in St. John’s Newfoundland, which celebrated its 80th anniversary on January 27, 2022.
Reporting on Board
RCN recruiting film by NFB made in 1961.
Marching Upon the Seas
The Navy’s new march composed in honour of the Naval Reserve Centennial in 2023 is titled “Marching Upon the Seas” by Sailor 2nd Class (S2) Tarek Bouhennache with HMCS Donnacona in Montreal, Quebec.