October 16 2019 4:42pm

How the explosion aboard HMCS Kootenay continues to prepare Canadian sailors 50 years later

It has been 50 years since the Royal Canadian Navy experienced its worst peacetime disaster. Nine sailors were killed and 53 others were injured when HMCS Kootenay exploded. But the navy learned from the tragedy and opened a training facility near Halifax to prepare soldiers for disasters at sea.

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