HMCS Haida National Historic Site
Canada’s proud history of wartime naval service is vividly on display aboard legendary HMCS Haida, a Tribal class destroyer that served in the Second World War, the Korean Conflict and the Cold War. Distinguishing herself in several historic battles, the Royal Canadian Navy’s most famous ship now…
Historic ship - worth a little tour, then stroll on down to Williams or Scoops for an ice cream cone!
Only a ten minute walk away, take a tour above and below deck of an old navy ship built for the Second World War. Tours are free in 2017 for the Canada 150 celebration.
Naval history on and around a war ship that served in WWII, the Korean War and the Cold War.
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