RNZN visits Esquimalt
CFB ESQUIMALT – More than 200 sailors from New Zealand are among the thousands of visitors in Victoria for the International Fleet Review. This marks the first time in 25 years the Royal New Zealand Navy has sent ships to Canadian waters.
The country has sent a frigate and a supply ship to Victoria and the sailors say they are thrilled to be here.
HMNZS Te Kaha has a crew of 170 while HMNZS Endeavour is traveling with about 50 crew.
Following the International Fleet Review Te Kaha will take part in RIMPAC off Hawaii while Endeavour will sail south to San Diego.