Debating Defence and Naval Policy (XIV)

David Perry: Comments came quickly; Richard Gimblett pointed out:

“It is important to distinguish between grey hulls and red hulls. In essence, under our system of governance, red hulls have the constabulary role, grey hulls the defence role; if USN were to come upon a Canadian grey hull "patrolling" the NW Passage, they would probably infer it was an international waterway.”