HMCS Scotian
Active1925 to present
CountryCanada Canada
Branch Royal Canadian Navy
TypeNaval Reserve Division
RoleReserve unit
Garrison/HQ2111 Upper Water St Halifax, Nova Scotia
Motto(s)Fein Earbsa Thoimh Seirbhets
(Self reliance through service)
ColoursAzure Blue and White
Equipment24 ft (7.3 m) RHIB (ZH-733 CDO)
Battle honoursNone

HMCS Scotian is a Royal Canadian Navy Reserve Division (NRD) located in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Dubbed a stone frigate, HMCS Scotian is a land-based naval establishment for part-time sailors as well as a local recruitment centre for the Canadian Naval Reserve.[1]


  1. ^ Defence, National (2018-11-27). "HMCS Scotian". aem. Retrieved 2019-12-14.