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 and funds to support HMCS Sackville and several other charities. Please join us on the waterfront as HMCS Sackville celebrates his return with a Welcoming

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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 graciously accepted our invitation to be the Viceregal Patron of Canada`s Naval Memorial – HMCS Sackville. Her Excellency is the 29th Governor General of Canada

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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, AB Convoy COLOUR, Halifax, NS Destroyer CN Railroaders in the Community Convoy John Dugan, Red Deer, AB Convoy FMF Cape Scott, Halifax, NS Convoy Ronald

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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 hull about a metre and half above the waterline as the ship sat stagnating by the Halifax waterfront. When they were first spotted by a

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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 Association. Shipmates from various branches arrived in Londonderry to take part in BoA 2018. They were joined by Royal Canadian Navy and United States Navy Veterans

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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. Ships of up the size of frigates are still able to be docked on the Syncrolift outside the shed for shorter periods for inspection. The

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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, U-190, had signalled its position to RCN Shore Authorities in Newfoundland. Just before noon on May 11, 1945, the frigate HMCS Victoriaville and the corvette

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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 framed image of HMCS Sackville on convoy duty. HMCS Sackville, built in Saint John during the Second World War, is the namesake ship of Sackville,

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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 Jessup and Jim Reddy, and the CNMT AGM reception on the 28th of June, which was held on the “Bridge” on the 12th floor of

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