As part of our Centennial Celebration, we have received congratulatory greetings from The Governor General of Canada- His Excellency The Right Honourable David Johnson, Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Premier Christy Clark and from Phil Game, Royal Navy Commander of the H.M.S. Duncan. links to their greetings follow:
Greeting from the Governor General
Greeting from the Prime Minister
Greeting from the Premier
Greeting from the Commander of the H.M.S. Duncan
More about the HMS Duncan
HMS Duncan is currently in-build in Scotstoun, Glasgow and preparations are in full swing for her to put to sea for the first time this year.
Seven Royal Navy ships have been named HMS Duncan, after Admiral Adam Duncan, 1st Viscount Duncan of Camperdown, hero of the Battle of Camperdown.
The HMS Duncan is the last of a fleet of six Royal Navy warships built in Scotland has been launched into the River Clyde, in Glasgow. The 7,500-tonne Type 45 vessel is the sixth ship of its kind to be made for the Royal Navy and is expected to enter service in 2014.
HMS Duncan is likely to be the final navy vessel to be launched by this traditional method.