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HMCS Sackville National Historic Site of Canada

HMCS Sackville (K181) – Canada’s oldest warship HMCS Sackville is the last of Canada’s 123 Flower-class corvettes, one of many convoy escort vessels built in Canada and the United Kingdom during World War II. In 1988, Sackville was designated a … Continue reading

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PCT 60 – Raven

Patrol Craft Training (PCT) 56, Raven preparing to return to HMCS Quadra after a day sail in Baynes Sound.

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HMCS Oriole

HMCS Oriole in Baynes Sound, shortly before her long trip to her new home port in Halifax, Nova Scotia

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View Royal views

  Looking across Esquimalt Harbour from View Royal

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YDT 612 and YDT 11

RCN Yard Diving Tenders YDT 612 (CFAV Sooke) and YDT 11 (unnamed) in Nanaimo

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Fisgard Light

Fisgard Light National Historic Site and HMC Dockyard Esquimalt

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Esquimalt Harbour

Her Majesty’s Canadian (HMC) Dockyard Esquimalt

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Raven and Caribou

Raven (PCT 56), and Caribou (PCT 57) in Chemainus

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HMCS Quadra – at the end of the pier

The 19 Wing Marine Section crash boats at the end of the pier at HMCS Quadra

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YFB 318

Auxiliary Fleet Vessel YFB 318 in Swartz Bay Built in 1955 at Mercer’s Ltd., New Westminster (Star Shipyard), YFB 318 was used to perform ferry duties as a “Blue Boat” in Esquimalt Harbour until she was removed from service in … Continue reading

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