Volume 2, Part 1: Extant Commissioned Ships

HMCS Radisson

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Or on a fess wavy Azure charged with two barrulets wavy Argent, two paddles saltire proper, and over all the head of a young voyageur proper.


The ship's name stems from Pierre Esprit Radisson, who conducted explorations and participated in the fur trade by canoe from a base in the sandy hills of what is now Three Rivers (Trois-Rivières).


FORTITUDO IN PESEVERANTIA (Preserve with courage)


Gold and Blue




First of Name

Shore establishment.
Naval Reserve Division, Three Rivers, Quebec.
Commissioned 3 October 1987.1

1. Annual Historical Report/Rapport historique annuel 1998 - HMCS Radisson, 1325-1 (Cmdt), 22 July/juillet 1998, AHR/RHA 1326-1537

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