Well-wishers stand on a pier at Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt (CFB Esquimalt) in British Columbia, to bid farewell to Canadian sailors preparing to leave on destroyers heading to the West Indies on a training tour. One sailor kisses his baby held in her mother's arms. Brief glimpse of crew members aboard a destroyer. The Royal Canadian Navy White Ensign, displayed on a destroyer. Sailors attending to their respective duties as a destroyer prepares to leave the dock. The destroyer, HMCS "Restigouche" displaying "HOO" on its hull, backing away from the dock, past another destroyer, still tied up. View of officers on the bridge and sailors lined up on deck as the ship continues backing into the harbor. View from land, as both destroyers head out to sea, past the Bickford Tower, at the entrance to the Esquimalt harbor. The destroyers underway into the setting sun
This historic stock footage available in HD and SD video. View pricing below video player.
Have a correction or more info about this clip? Edit Now