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‘Canadian Navy ship arrives in Manila for a goodwill visit’—Philippine Navy

/ 05:25 PM February 12, 2013

Photo courtesy of Phiippine Navy

MANILA, Philippines—A Royal Canadian Navy ship arrived in Manila Tuesday for a goodwill visit, the Philippine Navy said.

Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Regina (FFH334) arrived at the Port of Manila about 1 p.m. The visit was part of “strengthening the diplomatic relation between the two countries,” said Philippine Navy spokesman Lieutenant Commander Gregory Gerald Fabic.

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The ship, composed of 42 officers and 219 enlisted personnel, is led by Commander Jason Boyd.

The ship is docked at Pier 13 in South Harbor until Saturday.

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“In this connection, Philippine Navy personnel and the ship’s crew will have professional exchange discussion and sports events. It will help enhance the skills and expertise and foster a bond of friendship among navies,” Fabic said.

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