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Saskatchewan’s “Stone Frigates”

Atlas themes Teaching level Province/Territory

Navy Centennial

Secondary (9-12)


The Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve (RCNVR) was formed in 1923 in an effort to establish a naval presence in every major Canadian city. This lesson examines the importance of these Naval Reserve Divisions service in the Canadian Armed Forces during wartime and for peace-keeping roles. It will focus on the two Naval Reserve Divisions located in Regina and Saskatoon.

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