Claus Mathes
The Mathes Family
Bradford, Ontario
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H.M.C.S. Columbia
(DDE-260)
----- 1962/63 -----
Oct. 22-24
In Halifax
Joined ship Oct. 22/62
Oct. 25-Nov. 15
At Sea
Cuban Missile Crisis
USSR sub and surface vessel search
Nov. 16-Feb. 20
In Halifax
Feb. 21-Mar. 3
At Sea
Noise Reduction Trials
Mar. 4-June 9
In Halifax
June 10-Aug. 5
European Cruise
June 10 - Leaving Halifax
June 11-22 - At Sea
June 23 - Docked in Plymouth, England
June 24-25 - At Sea and in the Kiel Canal
June 26-30 - Docked in Kiel, Germany (Naval Yard)
July 1 - At Sea
July 2-7 - Docked in Copenhagen, Denmark
July 8-11 - At Sea
July 12-27 - Londonderry, N. Ireland area: Daily NATO exercises at sea
July 28 - At Sea
Aug. 5 - Arrived Halifax
Aug. 6-Nov. 1
In Halifax
Nov. 2-25
At Sea
Philadelphia, USA area:
Nov. 4-23 - Daily exercises at sea
Nov. 25 - Arrived Halifax
Nov. 26- Dec. 31
In Halifax