HMCS/NCSM Sackville

HMCS/NCSM Sackville (HM20G1)

Location: Sackville, New Brunswick E4L 4K9 Westmorland County
Country: Canada
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N 45° 53.858', W 64° 21.928'

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This garden is named in honour of HMCS Sackville, a corvette that had a distinguished career during the Second World War. She was launched on May 15, 1941 in Saint John, New Brunswick and was christened by Mrs. J.E.W. Oland in the presence of Mayor Norman Hesler and the entire town council of Sackville. HMCS Sackville was named after the Town of Sackville, which supported the ship and her crew during the Second World War.
Over 269 corvettes were built and launched (most of them in Canada) between 1939 and 1944 but HMCS Sackville is the sole survivor. She is berthed in Halifax, Nova Scotia where she proudly serves as the official Canadian Naval Memorial reminding the people of Canada of the sacrifices made by the ships' crews in the Battle of the Atlantic. The Town continues to support the ship, which is open to the public, in its role as a National Memorial.
Dedicated on May 15, 2010, in recognition of the national celebration of The Canadian Naval Centennial
Ce jardin commémore la corvette NCSM Sackville qui s'est distinguée durant la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Elle a été lancée le 15 mai 1941 à Saint John au Nouveau-Brunswick et a été baptisée par Madame J.E.W. Oland en présence du maire Norman Hesler et de tous les membres du conseil municipal de Sackville. NCSM Sackville
porte le nome de la ville de Sackville qui a donné son soutien au navire et à ses équipages durant la Seconde Guerre mondiale.
Plus de 269 corvettes one été construites et mises à l'eau (la plupart au Canada) entre 1939 et 1944 mais seul NCSM Sackville a subsisté. Il est au mouillage dans la rade d'Halifax en Nouvelle-Écosse et il sert officiellement de Mémorial naval canadien rappelant aux canadiens les sacrifices des équipages des bâtiments de guerre durant la bataille de l'Atlantique. La ville continue d'apporter son soutien au navire dans son rôle de mémorial national. Le navire est ouvert au public.
Inauguré le 15 mai 2010 à l'occasion de la célébration nationale du Centenaire de la Marine canadienne.
Ville de Sackville
Le Fonds de Commemoration de la Marine Canadienne
Club de jardinage de Sackville
HM NumberHM20G1
Year Placed2010
Placed ByThe Town of Sackville, the Canadian Naval Memorial Trust, and the Sackville Garden Club
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, August 5th, 2017 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)20T E 394074 N 5083580
Decimal Degrees45.89763333, -64.36546667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 53.858', W 64° 21.928'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 53' 51.48" N, 64° 21' 55.68" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4 Squire St, Sackville New Brunswick E4L 4K9, CA
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