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Canadian Ships in the Persian Gulf

Canadian Ships in the Persian Gulf

Vice-Admiral Miller discusses the contribution made by the Navy in the Persian Gulf War, a truly remarkable experience.

Task Commander’s Responsibility

Task Commander’s Responsibility

Vice Admiral Miller shares the responsibilities he played on board the ship and the types of duties the task force organized.

Rules of Engagement at Sea

Rules of Engagement at Sea

Vice Admiral Miller explains the significance of rules of engagement while at sea and the restrictions placed on the sailors should they be in harm’s way.

A Sailor’s Workday

A Sailor’s Workday

While working many hours on board ship, Vice Admiral Miller explains the routines used to give sailors a break from the long and gruelling shifts encountered at sea.

Operations and Departments of a Ship

Operations and Departments of a Ship

Vice Admiral Miller gives a detailed review of responsibilities of all six departments on the ship and daily operations that have to be continuously monitored and exercised.

US Admiral Requests Assistance of the Athabaskan

US Admiral Requests Assistance of the Athabaskan

Vice Admiral Miller shares the story of how our Canadian Ship, Athabaskan, provided assistance after an American ship was hit by a mine off Kuwait city.

Protecting Sailors Against Potential Enemy Attack

Protecting Sailors Against Potential Enemy Attack

Vice Admiral Miller explains the procedures given in protecting our Canadian sailors against attack in respect to gas, chemical attacks and disease.

The Story of the Great Pumpkin

The Story of the Great Pumpkin

As sailors became a bit homesick, an elaborate act of morale was exercised when a huge pumpkin was flown above the ships acknowledging Halloween.

Handcuffed to a Mailbag!

Handcuffed to a Mailbag!

Because of problems with mail delivery Vice Admiral tells a humorous story of how a petty officer was handcuffed to the mailbag ensuring that it would arrive to the sailors on board ship.

The Support Back Home was Incredible

The Support Back Home was Incredible

Even though so far away, Vice-Admiral Miller and his crew always felt the support from their fellow countrymen back home.

Morale Amongst Sailors Was Good!

Morale Amongst Sailors Was Good!

Contrary to some media reports, everyone worked as a team and was focused on the duties at hand.

A Christmas Tradition on Board Ship

A Christmas Tradition on Board Ship

Vice Admiral Miller shares a humorous story about the exchange of duties on Christmas Day!

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