OF HMC SHIPS IN KOREAN WATERS
Atlantic Coast Command - Departed Halifax
12 July 1950 three Canadian destroyers, HMCS
Athabaskan, and HMCS
Sioux sailed for Korean waters to serve under United Nations Command.
From then until the cease-fire in 1953, three Canadian warships on a rotation
basis served continuously in the Korean War theatre.
On 27 July 1953, when hostilities ceased, 3,621
officers and men and a total of eight ships of the Royal Canadian Navy had served
in Korean waters.