There Was Once a Very Special Ship

There Was Once a Very Special Ship (HM1GYY)

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia 66045 Halifax Regional Municipality
Country: Canada
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N 44° 38.75', W 63° 34.158'

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The ex-Admiralty ocean salvage tug FOUNDATION FRANKLIN sailed from the Foundation Maritime piers from the early 1930 to 1948 on rescue and salvage missions in all kinds of weather, in peace and war to assist ships in distress on the great Western Ocean.


This plaque is placed here by the Atlantic Chief and Petty Officiers Association to honor the memory of the vessel, her colourful Masters and crew an with respect to our brethren of Canada Merchant Navy.


"Ah, me son" as on old Newfoundland seaman phrased it, "we don?t takin? nothin? from the sea. We has to sneak up on what we wants and wiggle it away." -Grey Seas Under, Farley Mowat
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HM NumberHM1GYY
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Placed ByThe Atlantic Chief and Petty Officers' Association
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 12:46pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)20T E 454854 N 4943765
Decimal Degrees44.64583333, -63.56930000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 38.75', W 63° 34.158'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 38' 45" N, 63° 34' 9.48" W
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Area Code(s)785
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5057 Salter St, Halifax Nova Scotia 66045, CA
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