HMCS SACKVILLE
44° 38' 50.61" N, 63° 34' 10.35" W, Spring 2007

HMCS SACKVILLE, Canada's sole remaining Second World War Flower-class corvette, is alongside (and open for visitors) at the Marine Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax. SACKVILLE is administered by the Canadian Naval Memorial Trust.HMCS SACKVILLE, Canada's sole remaining Second World War Flower-class corvette, is alongside (and open for visitors) at the Marine Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax. SACKVILLE is administered by the Canadian Naval Memorial Trust.


She is 62.5 m long and 10 m wide, and displaces 950 tons. During her Second World War North Atlantic convoy escort duty, SACKVILLE carried a crew of 85.She is 62.5 m long and 10 m wide, and displaces 950 tons. During her Second World War North Atlantic convoy escort duty, SACKVILLE carried a crew of 85.


Her 4-inch breech-loading MK IX, manufactured in 1917, has a range of 11 km. Aft of the MK IX is the open bridge and compass platform. Aft again is her Type 271 radar, with ranges of 40.2 km for surface ships, 12.8 km for surfaced submarines, and 1.6 km for periscopes.HMCS SACKVILLE badge

Her 4-inch breech-loading MK IX, manufactured in 1917, has a range of 11 km. Aft of the MK IX is the open bridge and compass platform. Aft again is her Type 271 radar, with ranges of 40.2 km for surface ships, 12.8 km for surfaced submarines, and 1.6 km for periscopes.


Looking aft, port.Looking aft, port.


Looking forward, port.Looking forward, port.


The aft starboard lifeboat station.The aft starboard lifeboat station.


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