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HMCS SACKVILLE

HMCS SACKVILLE

The "Last Corvette",HMCS SACKVILLE K181 alongside Pier 23 (The Cunard Centre) Halifax,N.S. for a special occasion/event on Sept 4th 2013. She is usually berthed at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic June thru October.
Built in 1941 by Saint John Shipbuilding and Drydock Company,Saint John,New Brunswick.
Specifications (As at 1944-45)
Type: Corvette,Flower Class,1939-40 RCN Programme.
Displacement:1,085/1,350 tons.
LOA 205 ft, LPP 190 ft,Beam 33 ft Draught 13 ft.
Machinery: Single shaft reciprocating,vertical triple expansion steam (4cyld),I.H.P. 2,750 HP,Speed 16 knots.
Arm: 1 X 4in,1 X 2pdr.Pom Pom,2 X 20mm. Depth Charges,Hedgehog A.T.W.
Crew:85

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Indeed the last of her kind. Visited the ship in 1998, was very nice and it realy brought you back to the fourties. When in Halifax a visit to the ship is a must for warship lovers.
 

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