HMCS Sackville was the last Canadian Naval corvette to be retired and is now a permanent fixture on the waterfront of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, in front of the Maritime Museum and just a short distance from the Naval Dockyard which she called home base for some years. She is Canada’s Naval Memorial and is maintained and operated by the Canadian Naval Memorial Trust in her 1944 configuration.She was one of more than 120 corvettes built during the war. Built in St. John, New Brunswick, she was commissioned on December 29, 1941. The corvettes had a distinguished service escorting convoys over the North Atlantic during WWll, and many were lost in action.
For a more detailed story of the Sackville, please link to : http://www.hmcssackville-cnmt.ns.ca/history.html
July 5, 2007
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