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HMCS Sackville - Halifax, NS
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member mTn_biKer65
N 44° 38.834 W 063° 34.195
20T E 454806 N 4943921
Quick Description: HMCS Sackville is the last of Canada’s 123 corvettes. Currently serves the summer months as a museum ship moored beside the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Note: HMCS Sackville winters in the naval dockyard at CFB Halifax.
Location: Nova Scotia, Canada
Date Posted: 3/6/2013 6:16:21 AM
Waymark Code: WMGH3V
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member C4A
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Long Description:
One of many convoy escort vessels built in Canada and the United Kingdom during WW II. She is Canada’s oldest fighting warship and has been the official Naval Memorial since 1985. It is very appropriate that the ship is in Halifax, Nova Scotia, as this “East Coast Port” was an important assembly point and destination for convoys during the Battle of the Atlantic."

Sackville is alongside the Sackville Jetty in downtown Halifax, NS. Open to visitors seven days a week from 10AM until 5 PM. (summer only)

Admission: Adults $4.00, Senior/Child $2.00. Group: 15 or more Adult $3.00 Senior/Child $1.00

Phone: Summer - 902 429 2132; Winter - 902 427 2837 . Please call to inquire about winter location
Type of vessel: Flower-class corvette

Hours of use: From: 10:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

Admission? Cost?: $4.00

Date: 7/31/1982

Parking Coordinates: Not Listed

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