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Royal Canadian Navy
Transcript of Royal Canadian Navy
"Ready Aye Ready!" WHAT IS THE ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY? What is the Royal Canadian Navy? * One of the three Canadian Forces
*Consists of 8,500 regular sailors and 5,100 primary reserve sailors
* Has both international and domestic roles
* Bonded to: the Atlantic, the Pacific, and the Arctic oceans, as well as the Great Lakes
*The Naval Reserve, headquartered in Québec City
*Made for both defensive and offensive purposes
* Various sea traits needed
* Use a variety of water vessels which help protect
Canada History of the Royal Canadian Navy * Wilfrid Laurier fist announced the RCN in The House of Commons
*On May, 10th , 1910 it was first established as the Naval Service of Canada *idea of the Canadian Navy was in January 1910.
*Laurier announced the program of 11 ships.
a Badicea Class armoured cruiser,4 Bristol Class light cruisers,6 Destroyers
*L.P. Brodeur became the Minister of Naval Service and Rear Admiral Kingsmill was the first director.
*The motto of the Royal Canadian Navy is "Ready Aye Ready"
*French Canadiens opposed to the Naval Service Act *wanted no part of a deeper involvement in
imperial affairs Created by: Zohaa Zafar And Jonathan Lo Pictures of The Royal Canadian Navy
Before Pictures of The Royal Canadian Navy
Now The RCN in Twenty First Century The RCN in the Twentieth Century -Same laws from the
Naval Service Act
-Same name for the navy
-Both times only have a volunteer
-Same main objectives and purposes
- -Could not afford expensive supplies
-Little international influence
-Only used for the protection of Canada
-Only two warships
-Large number of deaths due to time
-A large portion of water vessels at this
time were imported from Britain
-Technology of weapons were greatly
-Less requirements to join navy
-Less amenities and wages given
-Less sailors -Can afford more costly supplies
-Large international influence
-Now contain roles as UN peacekeepers
-33 warships as well as a large variety of
other water vessels
-Minimal amount of casualties due to the
increase in the amount of peace
-All water vessels are constructed from
-Technology of weapons were greatly
-Stricter requirements to join navy
-More amenities and wages given to
-More sailors On 1910 Britain was about to go to war and as a result they
turned towards the Canadians for help. In response prime
minister Wilfrid Laurier decided that Canada would have its own
Navy. This resulted in the creation of the Naval Service Act which stated:
-Canada would have its own navy named the Royal Canadian Navy
-It would construct and maintain warships for the defense of Canada
-If Britain were to go to war that involved Canada's interests, it would
turn over its ships, crews and supplies over to Britain
-Only volunteers would crew the vessels Why was the Royal
Canadian Navy Created? Random Facts about the
Royal Canadian Navy 1. By the end of the Second World War, the Royal Canadian Navy had grown to become the third largest Allied navy with 434 commissioned vessels including cruisers, destroyers, frigates, corvettes and auxiliaries. 2.Mascot:SONAR (Newfoundland dog) 3.March:"Heart of Oak" 4. The Navy operates 29 surface warships and 4 submarines 5.When the Royal Naval College of Canada opened in Halifax in 1910, the
two-year course was open only to boys between the ages of 14 and 16. 6. The Women’s Royal Canadian Naval Service (WRENs) wore blue
stripes on their sleeves, while the colour gold was reserved for
men. The Royal Canadian Navy
in World War I - On the 29th of July 1914 the Canadian Government received
an telegram warning them about a war between Germany and
Britain may occur.
-At 8:55 p.m. on the 4th of August, 1914, a telegram was received from Westminster saying that war had been declared against Germany.
-They joined the British and both countries helped each other in
-The result of the war lead to approximately 60,000 casualties
-This was the Navy's first large battle which provided experience
to sailors and a better understanding for future strategies
and procedures The Royal Canadian Navy's
impact on Canada - It provided many jobs in a large variety of fields
-Canada was given a new line of defense
-Canada was more appreciated by the British as they made it
so the Royal
Canadian Navy would assist the British at times of war
-Canada would be able to become UN Peacekeepers as they
would now have a military force that can travel across the sea
to assist countries in making areas more peaceful
- stronger bond with Britain
- large step towards a free secure and preaceful
country For more Information,or if you are interested in joining the Navy visit http://www.navy.forces.gc.ca/ THANKS FOR LISTENING The Royal Canadian Navy, an inside look! take a look The Royal Canadian Navy and The Battle of the Atlantic 1939-1945 -Canada was a major participant -longest campaign of the World War II
-allied with the The British -declared war on 3 September 1939, Germany began to attack british with U-boats and surface warships
-Britain sent strong protection to Halifax
-in early 1940 construction of 92 small warships: 64 ‘corvettes’, depth-charge-armed anti-submarine escorts, and 28 ‘Bangor’ class minesweepers was ordered.
-the fall of 1940 the Canadian government began to
full-scale naval expansion
-began to produce merchant ships
-By the end the RCN to over 95,000 personnel, 6,000 of them members of the Women’s Royal Canadian Naval Service, and the fleet committed to the Battle of the Atlantic included some 270 ocean escort warships.