Photographs of
Sailor's Statue

WW2   1939 – 1945


Halifax
Nova Scotia

Located at Sackville Landing
Water Street at the foot of Sackville Street

GPS location:   44°38'49"N   63°34'15"W




Halifax: Sailor's Statue, Sackville Landing

Photographed on 19 August 2005



Halifax: Sailor's Statue, Sackville Landing

Photographed on 13 May 2005



Halifax: Sailor's Statue, Lieutenant Governor's wreath

Photographed on 13 May 2005



Halifax: Sailor's Statue, Sackville Landing
Plaque on east face

Photographed on 19 August 2005



Stamp: Battle of the Atlantic, officially unveiled 1 May 2005 in Halifax
50¢ stamp commemorating the 60th anniversary of the end of the Battle of the Atlantic,
officially unveiled 1 May 2005 at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax.
2 500 000 of these stamps were printed.





Links to Relevant Websites
Battle of the Atlantic

Battle of the Atlantic by Parks Canada
    http://www.pc.gc.ca/apps/cp-nr/release_e.asp?bgid=398&andor1=bg


Battle of the Atlantic by Department of Veterans Affairs
    http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/general/sub.cfm?source=history/secondWar/atlantic


Rear-Admiral Desmond Piers Times of London, 5 Dec 2005
    http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article745710.ece


Battle of the Atlantic Sunday by John Duerkop
A total of 75 Canadian and Newfoundland registered merchant ships
were lost or constructive total losses during World War Two.
The first Canadian merchant ship lost was the Danish owned but
Canadian manned freighter Erik Boye that was torpedoed with
no survivors in the North Atlantic 15 June 1940. The last was
the tanker Silver Star Park that was run down by another ship
while she was at anchor off New Bedford Massachusetts 12 April 1945.
Sixteen of her crew died...
    http://stjohns.sasktelwebsite.net/atlantic.html


The Merchant Navy of Canada
About 12,000 sailors served in the Merchant Navy of Canada during WW2...
...an able seaman received $119.12 per month...
    http://www.junobeach.org/e/4/can-tac-mer-e.htm


Canadian WW2 Merchant Ship Losses by Naval Museum of Manitoba
    http://www.naval-museum.mb.ca/merch/mership.htm


Casualty List for Canadian Merchant Seamen WW2 by Billy McGee
Lists the names of 1,554 Canadian Merchant Seamen, lost during WW2
from Canadian, British and foreign ships, including British Seamen
lost on Canadian owned/managed ships...
    http://casualtylist.tripod.com/







Photographs of Military Memorials in Nova Scotia
    http://ns1763.ca/remem/military-memorials.html



Norwegian Memorial, Sackville Landing Norwegian memorial, Sackville Landing Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/norwayhfx.html


Halifax City Hall Halifax City Hall Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/cityhall.html


Halifax war memorial, Grand Parade Halifax war memorial The Cenotaph, Grand Parade
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/hfxwarmem.html


Welsford-Parker monument Welsford-Parker monument, Crimean War Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/crimeamon.html


Plaque: Old Burying Ground Old Burying Ground plaque Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/oldburygnd.html


Fort Massey Cemetery, Halifax Fort Massey Cemetery Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/fortmasseycem.html


Deadman's Island, Northwest Arm Deadman's Island Northwest Arm, Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/deadmansnd.html


Shannon vs. Chesapeake plaque, Halifax Shannon vs. Chesapeake plaque, 1813 Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/shannon.html


Admiral Walter Hose plaque, Halifax Admiral Walter Hose plaque Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/admwhose.html


Last Post Fund veterans memorial, Halifax Last Post Fund veterans memorial Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/lastpostmem.html


Sir William Alexander monument Sir William Alexander monument Victoria Park, Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/alexwill.html


Captain James Cook monument Captain James Cook monument Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/cookjmon.html


Taylor Wood tombstone John Taylor Wood tombstone Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/woodtaylor.html


Joe Cracker, HMS Tribune plaque Joe Cracker, HMS Tribune plaque Herring Cove
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/tribuneplq.html


Memorial, unidentified dead, Halifax Explosion, 6 December 1917 Memorial, Unidentified Dead, Halifax Explosion 1917 Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/unidentified1917.html


Military Engineers Military Engineers Alderney Landing, Dartmouth
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/alderneylanding.html


Windsor Junction war memorial Windsor Junction war memorial Windsor Junction
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/windsorjctm.html


Plaque, Duc d'Anville's 1746 Encampment at Chebucto Duc d'Anville's 1746 Encampment at Chebucto Rockingham
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/danvillemon.html


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    http://newscotland1398.ca/hist/nshistory01.html

Go To:   Nova Scotia Historical Biographies
    http://newscotland1398.ca/hist/nshistory00.html#ns-historical-biog

Go To:   Statutes of Nova Scotia, 1805, edited by Richard John Uniacke
    http://ns1763.ca/law/ns-statutes1805-titlepg.html

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    http://ns1758.ca/quote/quotes.html

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    http://ns1758.ca/rail/railways.html

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    http://ns1758.ca/auto/automobiles.html

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First uploaded to the WWW:   2005 May 15
Stamp image installed:   2005 June 06
New photographs installed:   2005 August 20
Latest update:   2008 August 26