Sunday, November 22, 2009


HMCS SACKVILLE K181 alongside the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic wharf,Halifax,Nova Scotia on October 21st 2009 just prior to moving to her Winter berth at HMC Dockyard.
Built in 1941 by Saint John Shipbuilding and Drydock Company,Saint John,New Brunswick.
Specifications (As at 1944-45):
Type: Corvette,Flower Class,1939-40 RCN Programme.
Displacement:1,085/1,350 tons.
LOA 205 ft, LPP 190 ft,Beam 33 ft Draught 13 ft.
Machinery: Single shaft reciprocating,vertical triple expansion steam (4cyld),I.H.P. 2,750 HP,Speed 16 knots.
Arm: 1 X 4in,1 X 2pdr.Pom Pom,2 X 20mm. Depth Charges,Hedgehog A.T.W.
HMCS Sackville is the property of The Canadian Naval Memorial Trust.

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