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Canadian Coast Guard vessel to be named after soldier killed in 2008

The Canadian Coast Guard said Thursday the sixth of its Hero Class vessels — a ship named for a young soldier killed in Afghanistan — has been accepted into the fleet. CCGS Corporal McLaren M.M.V., named after Mark Robert McLaren, 23, of Peterborough, Ont., will be based in Dartmouth and patrol the Atlantic region. [email protected]  09:46

First of nine new COAST GUARD Hero Class vessels unveiled in Sarnia

RCMP officials have a new tool to stop crossborder smuggling and human trafficking across the Great Lakes. Canada’s Fisheries and Oceans Minister Keith Ashfield unveiled the first of nine new Hero Class mid-shore patrol vessels in a ceremony at the Sarnia Government Dock Tuesday. continued