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Victoria in Capital Regional District, British Columbia — The Canadian Pacific
 

Royal Canadian Navy

 
 
Royal Canadian Navy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
1. Royal Canadian Navy Marker
Inscription. To commemorate the contribution made by ships and men to the naval service of Canada for seventy year since it was founded on 4th May, 1910.
Since November, 1910 when H.M.C.S. Rainbow arrived in Esquimalt, ships and men of the R.C.N. have been part of the maritime life of Canada’s West Coast.
Ships sailed from here to fight in boat World Wars and in Korea. Between maritime tasks they protect Canada’s sovereignty and show the flag in the Pacific Placed here on 30th June, 1980 by Commander, Maritime Forces Pacific and Naval Officers’ Association of V.I.
 
Erected 1980 by Naval Officers’ Association of V.I.
 
Location. 48° 25.353′ N, 123° 22.119′ W. Marker is in Victoria, British Columbia, in Capital Regional District. Marker can be reached from Government Street. Click for map. This marker is on the seawall of the Lower Causeway Promenade. Marker is at or near this postal address: 780 Government Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8W, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Arbutus Tree (Arbutus menziesii) (within shouting distance of this marker); 100th Anniversary of the Canadian Navy (within shouting distance of this marker); The Parade of Ships
Royal Canadian Navy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
2. Royal Canadian Navy Marker
(about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Empress Hotel (about 90 meters away); Customs House (about 90 meters away); Capt. James Cook, R.N. (about 90 meters away); The “Veteran Sailor” (about 120 meters away); Windsor Hotel (about 150 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Victoria.
 
Also see . . .  Royal Canadian Navy - Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 25, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
 
Additional keywords. Canadian Navy
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
The Lower Causeway Promenade image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
3. The Lower Causeway Promenade
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 591 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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