HMCS Sackville Awarded $3.5 Million Federal Grant for Repairs

On January 26th, a federal grant of $3.5 million to the Canadian Naval Memorial Trust for extensive repairs to HMCS Sackville was announced in Halifax. As Canada’s oldest warship and the sole remaining Flower-class corvette, HMCS Sackville is an important part of Royal Canadian Navy history. HMCS Sackville has been owned by the non-profit Canadian Naval Memorial Trust since the 1980s, operating seasonally on the Halifax waterfront as Canada’s Naval Memorial and a museum ship. Most of the repair work is expected to be completed at the Fleet Maintenance Facility…

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