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The 75th Anniversary of the Canadian Navy

 
 
The 75th Anniversary of the Canadian Navy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
1. The 75th Anniversary of the Canadian Navy Marker
Inscription. This tree and anchor dedicated to the City of Victoria celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the Canadian Navy by HMCS Malahat 21 April 1985. Rededicated on 3 May 1998 in celebration of the Naval Reservesís 75th Anniversary This historic Admiralty pattern anchor, salvaged from Esquimalt Harbour, was donated by the CFB Esquimalt Naval and Military Museum for the rededication ceremony. It has retained its strenth [sic] of purpose as does the bond between HMCS Malahat and the City of Victoria.
 
Erected 1998.
 
Location. 48° 25.475′ N, 123° 22.198′ W. Marker is in Victoria, British Columbia, in Capital Regional District. Marker is on Wharf Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1015 Wharf Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8W, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Victoria (a few steps from this marker); Old Victoria Custom House (a few steps from this marker); The Birthplace of Victoria (within shouting distance of this marker); Vancouver Island Wallmap Mural (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Fort Victoria
The 75th Anniversary of the Canadian Navy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
2. The 75th Anniversary of the Canadian Navy Marker
(about 150 meters away); Windsor Hotel (about 150 meters away); The “Veteran Sailor” (about 150 meters away); The Signing Post (about 150 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Victoria.
 
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The 75th Anniversary of the Canadian Navy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
3. The 75th Anniversary of the Canadian Navy Marker
A Fort Victoria marker is on the right.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 522 times since then and 11 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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