Her Majesty’s Canadian Submarine Corner Brook (SSK 878)

HMCS Corner Brook

MCpl Daniel Mallette

HMCS Corner Brook leaves C-Jetty at CFB Esquimalt, B.C., for sea trials in 2011.

MOTTO:

“We Rule the Sea”

OPERATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2014-2019 - Corner Brook is currently undergoing its Extended Docking Work Period (EDWP)
  • 2011 – Completed coastal transfer and arrived in Esquimalt, B.C.
  • 2011 – Deployed as part of Operation CARIBBE
  • 2009 – Deployed to Arctic to support Op NANOOK
  • 2008 – Deployed on Operation CARIBBE
  • 2007 – Deployed in the Arctic on Op NANOOK
  • 2007 – Began busy operational cycle: participated in NATO’s NOBLE MARINER and NOBLE WARRIOR; first time in 15 years a Canadian submarine had been in European waters

MAINTENANCE & HISTORY

  • 2015-2019 - In EDWP for upgrades and to repair damage from 2011 underwater grounding
  • 2006 – Conducted sea trials and declared operational
  • 2004-2005 – Completed work period 
  • 2003 – Commissioned into the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) at Corner Brook, NL in June
  • 2003 - Entered service with the RCN; arrived in Halifax the same year
  • 1992 – Commissioned into Royal Navy (RN) as HMS Ursula

 

  • Builder: Cammell Laird, Birkenhead, England   
  • Laid Down: August 28, 1987
  • Launched: February 22, 1991
  • Commissioned RN: May 8, 1992
  • Paid Off RN: June 16, 1994
  • Commissioned RCN: June 29, 2003