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What does HMCS stand for?

HMCS stands for Her Majesty's Canadian Ship (Canada)

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Her Majesty's Canadian Ship (HMCS) Toronto will deploy early this year until the fall of 2013 with a crew rotation during the deployment contributing to the multinational coalition fleet conducting maritime security operations in the Arabian Sea region.
On the morning of 3 June 2008, just after Canadian Commodore Bob Davidson assumed command of Combined Task Force 150 from French Rear Admiral Jean-Louis Kerignard, one of Canada's Sea King helicopters, embarked in Her Majesty's Canadian Ship Calgary, intervened in an ongoing piracy attack on a commercial vessel transiting the Gulf of Aden, approximately 65 nautical miles off the coast of Somalia.
They argued that, since all Canadian naval vessels retained their designations as Her Majesty's Canadian Ships and that all serving members still take their oath of allegiance to the Queen, it defied logic as to why the term "Royal" would have been disused.