History

Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship Sackville is the only one of 269 allied corvettes from the Second World War that remains and continues to serve as Canada’s Naval Memorial and a National Historic Site.

Sackville was one of 123 corvettes built in the Maritimes, Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia shipyards that served in the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) during the war. Sackville was commissioned Dec. 29, 1941 in Saint John, N.B. and escorted convoys from St. John’s, Nfld. to Londonderry, Northern Ireland. She was one of the original members of the famous Barber Pole Group ...

Ship’s Stories

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