HMCS Protecteur Arrives in Pearl Harbor After Fire [PHOTOS]

The HMCS Protecteur has arrived safely in Pearly Harbor following recovery efforts led by the U.S. Navy after a major fire aboard the Canadian ship last week. The HMCS Protecteur and her crew were towed into Pearl Harbor on Thursday, March 6 by the Military Sealift Command fleet ocean tug USNS Sioux (T-ATF 171). USS Michael Murphy was first to arrive on scene early on … [Read more...]

USS Chosin Takes HMCS Protecteur Under Tow After Major Fire

Update: On Sunday 2 March, USS Chosin successfully took HMCS Protecteur under tow. Earlier Following a major fire on board the HMCS Protecteur off Hawaii late Thursday night, one that has disabled the ship's propulsion plant and left 20 Canadian sailors with minor injuries, the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) reports in an emailed statement that the U.S. Navy's guided missile … [Read more...]

Canadian Warship Suffers Main Engine Room Fire Off Hawaii

20 crew members have sustained injuries on board the Canadian warship HMCS Protecteur after a fire broke out at 10:20PM last night while returning home to Esquimalt, British Columbia. The ship is currently adrift 340 nautical miles northeast of the Hawaiian island of Oahu. The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) reports the fire broke out in the ship's engine room and was eventually … [Read more...]