Sailor’s Statue

Halifax: Sailor's Statue, Sackville Landing -4

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.


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/

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