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Steve Chard and the Great Loop

Steve Chard is completing his “Great Loop” Kayaking trek on August 16 at NOON. The “Great Loop” is a 10,000 km journey to raise awareness

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Our Viceregal Patron

We are honoured to announce that Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, C.C., C.M.M., C.O.M., C.Q., C.D., Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada has

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2017 Canadian Naval Memorial Trust Donors

2017 Anonymous (3) Convoy Sonja Bata, O.C., Toronto, ON Convoy Patricia Bonneau, Merrickville, ON Convoy Harry W. Brown, Sherbrooke, QC Convoy Roy Busby, Red Deer,

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CBC Report on CSS Acadia – Canada’s Oldest Ship

The pioneering Acadia survived wars and the Halifax Explosion. Will she survive neglect? Daylight filtered through two small holes in the side of CSS Acadia’s

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NFLD Escort Force Bell Consecration

ROYAL NAVAL ASSOCIATON - Londonderry Branch Battle of the Atlantic (BoA) CommemorationMay 2018 By Robert BuchananChairman, Londonderry Branch.Chairman & DNCM for No 12 Area Ireland.Royal Naval

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Sackville Refit Photo

HMCS Sackville under refit inside the submarine shed, into which Victoria Class submarines (and Sackville) can be moved from the Syncrolift for extended maintenance periods.

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SURRENDER OF U-190 TO HMCS THORLOCK

SURRENDER OF U-190 TO HMCS THORLOCK – by James D. Haigh, CPO ERA 3c submitted by Maureen Ellison HMCS Thorlock K394 – The German submarine,

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“HMCS BRUNSWICKER”

During HMCS Brunswicker’s April Mess Dinner, Lieutenant Commander David Brown, Commanding Officer of Brunswicker, presented Commodore Martha Mulkins, Commander of Canada’s Naval Reserves with a

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Haida Visits Sackville

A team of 12 representing the Friends of HMCS HAIDA and the Burlington-Oakville Naval Veterans Association visiting Halifax attended the Tattoo with Trust Directors Pat

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Kayaking “The Great Loop” Fundraiser for HMCS Sackville

Steve Chard stole some of Justin Trudeau’s thunder on the same day Canada’s Prime Minister was trying to take centre stage in Halifax. While the

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Battle of the Atlantic Memorial – Liverpool

International Memorial for the BOA

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Sea Cadet Centennial Sunset Ceremony Invitation

DID YOU KNOW: • There are more than 7,000 Royal Canadian Sea Cadets active in 237 communities across Canada. 305 RCSCC Sackville is the LARGEST

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A Corvette Poem by Ted Letreille RCN 1943

CORVETTE POEM – HMCS Regina 1943 by Ted Letreille

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Key members of Sackville refit team

Key members in the repair of SACKVILLE’s hull maintenance work period seen with the exquisite 1970’s Revell Corvette model donated by Darrell Kays 4 May

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Refit photos by Carl Anderson April 21, 2018

Here are some photographs to show that work is progressing on the ship. Trustee Carl Anderson was kind enough to share them. More will be

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Musings from a Life at Sea with Patricia Martinson

Irish-born Patricia Martinson served in the Royal Indian Naval Volunteer Reserve during World War II and between 1947 and 1980, was an officer in the

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Darren Fisher (MP Dartmouth-Cole Harbour) in the House of Commons 27 February 2018

Mr. Speaker, as Canada’s oldest warship and the only remaining flower-class corvette, HMCS Sackville is an important part of Royal Canadian Navy history. Declared a

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A Time Lapse video of HMCS Sackville being raised out of Halifax Harbour

Many thanks to the RCN for the use of their video.

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H.M.C.S. Sackville Inside S/M Shed for 3 Month Refit

Canada’s Naval Memorial is about to begin a 3 month re-fit in HMC Dockyard. Photos Courtesy of Bill Gard

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HMCS Sackville on Syncrolift in HMC Dockyard for 3 month Refit

HMCS Sackville high and dry on the Syncrolift on 11 Feb. 2018. She will be moved inside a shelter for an estimated 3-month refit. Photo

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Government support for HMCS Sackville

Top Photo: Treasury Board President Scott Brison announces support for HMCS Sackville with RAdm Craig Baines, at left; MPs Darren Fisher and Darrell Samson, and

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H.M.C.S Sackville – Trident Article

Ryan Melanson, Trident ~ HMCS Sackville is one of the top destinations for tourists along the Halifax Waterfront and across the region, and they’ve got

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A Remembrance of James Bond

A Remembrance of James Bond Jan 26 The Canadian Naval Memorial Trust will hold a remembrance ceremony to mark the passing of Lieutenant Commander James

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HMCS Sackville “Back in Action”

TRIDENT NEWS January 22, 2018 HMCS Sackville back in ‘action’ If all goes according to plan and with the aid of LIDAR scanning, the iconic

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TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence!

For the fifth consecutive year, HMCS Sackville has been awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and is ranked #10 of 138 in things to do

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