HMCS St. John's to deploy in the Mediterranean

HMCS St. John's leaves Halifax Monday for a deployment in the Mediterranean.

The Halifax-class frigate will be supporting NATO Maritime Group 2 as part of Operation Reassurance, contributing to regional security.

The St. John's is replacing HMCS Charlottetown, which has been serving in the Mediterranean since July 2016.

HMCS St. John's has approximately 240 crew members.