Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships Saskatoon and Yellowknife return from Operation CARIBBE

National Defence

Today, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Saskatoon and Yellowknife returned to their home port of Esquimalt, British Columbia following their recent deployment on Operation CARIBBE.

During this iteration of Operation CARIBBE, Royal Canadian Navy sailors and their embarked United States Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) responded to 21 cases of potential illicit activity, resulting in a total of approximately 872 kg of cocaine being seized and destroyed.

Operation CARIBBE is Canada’s participation in U.S.-led enhanced counter-narcotics operations in the Caribbean Sea and the eastern Pacific Ocean.

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