The second HMCS D'IBERVILLE, the current Rimouski naval reserve division, was authorized in July 1986 and formed in August. It was formally commissioned on 14 Nov 1987 in temporary facilities. HMCS D'IBERVILLE was established as part of Phase II of the Naval Presence in Quebec, spearheaded by the Department of National Defence to recruit more francophones into the Canadian Navy and encourage them to stay and build their careers.
In May 1994, the unitís permanent facilities were inaugurated. Co-located with port facilities in Rimouski East, HMCS D'IBERVILLE has a crew of approximately 100 people from Greater Rimouski.