Victoria in Capital Regional District, British Columbia — The Canadian Pacific
Royal Canadian Navy
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 both 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. Touch 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 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). Touch for a list and map 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 •
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