HMCS Fredericton 1st warship in 50 years heading to Cuba
Frigate to also visit several other ports in Carribean
For the first time in 50 years, a Canadian warship is scheduled to pay a visit to Cuba.
HMCS Fredericton departed for the Caribbean island on Friday. The ship had been taking part of a training exercise off the coast of Florida that wrapped up this week.
The Royal Canadian Navy frigate is expected to visit Havana and several other ports in the region, including Cartagena, Colombia — and Veracruz, Mexico.