Vancouver in Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia — The Canadian Pacific
Ram Mk II
The Ram tank was designed and built in Canada as part of Canada's contribution to the allied war effort in WW II. A total of 1949 Ram tanks were at the Montreal Locomotive Works in Montreal, Quebec.
This tank is dedicated to all those who have served or are serving in the Royal Canadian Armoured Corps.
Location. 49° 16.764′ N, 123° 6.665′ W. Marker is in Vancouver, British Columbia, in Greater Vancouver Regional District. Marker is at the intersection of Beatty Street and Dunsmuir Street, on the right when traveling north on Beatty Street. Touch for map. The marker is mounted on the side of the Ram II tank to the right (south) of the Beatty Street entrance to Drill Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 620 Beatty Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2L9, Canada.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Drill Hall (a few steps from this marker); Sherman (within shouting distance of this marker); 64 Pounder Guns (within shouting distance of this marker); 326 West Pender Street (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); BC Permanent Building Flack Block (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Here Stood Hamilton (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Dominion Building (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vancouver.
Also see . . . Ram History. An extended history of the Ram tank. (Submitted on April 9, 2012.)
Categories. • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 9, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 588 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 9, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.