Admiral of the Fleet
Frank Ney was the mayor of Nanaimo from 1967-1984 and 1986-1990. He was known for his outgoing personality, and his habit of attending civic events dressed up like a pirate. He had a central role in initiating the bathtub races across Georgia Strait from Nanaimo to Vancouver.
Maffeo Sutton Park
In 1994 Jack Harman created the bronze statue “Admiral of the Fleet” – the base was made from stone quarried from Newcastle Island.