Has anyone else here ever met Corporal Robert Gordon Teather, C.V.??
Minister Ashfield Announces the Acceptance of the CCGS Corporal Teather C.V.
DARTMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA —
The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans announced the acceptance of the the third of the Canadian Coast Guard's new Hero Class vessels, the CCGS Corporal Teather C.V., built by Irving Shipbuilding Inc.
CCGS Corporal Teather C.V. was named after Corporal Robert Gordon Teather, C.V., a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police diving team in Surrey, British Columbia. Corporal Teather rescued two fishermen trapped in the hull of their capsized boat. This heroic rescue occurred in the early morning hours of September 26, 1981. Corporal Teather passed away November 14, 2004. For his actions Corporal Teather was awarded the Cross of Valour.
For more information about the Canadian Coast Guard, visit www.ccg-gcc.gc.ca.