Some Cape Bretoners serving on the HMCS Fredericton are seen in St. John’s, N.L., during a stopover to clear customs. The ship, which was deployed Dec. 30 to the Black Sea as part of NATO’s response to Russia’s activities in that area, is set to arrive in Halifax today. In front, from left, are Sgt. Rodney Densmore, Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Day, Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class Robert Chiasson, Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class Cavel Shebib, Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class Quentin Locke and Leading Seaman Lawrence Clarke. In the middle, from left, are navy Lt. Paul Morrison, Leading Seaman Justin Burton, Master Cpl. John Currie, Cpl. Charles Stephen, Master Seaman Brandon Bonner, Master Cpl. Charles O’Connell, Sub-Lt. Sean Wilson and navy Lt. Joe Lewis. In back, from left, are Master Seaman Tyler Mafarlane, Leading Seaman Matthew Lewis and Master Seaman David Johnson.