10 Aug 1938

Photo(s) dated 10 Aug 1938
HMS York at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 10 Aug 1938
21 Jun 1940

Canada
  • The first successful west-to-east navigation of Northwest Passage began at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ww2dbase [Vancouver, British Columbia | CPC]
18 Jul 1940

Canada
20 Jul 1940

Canada
17 Jul 1941

Canada
  • HMCS Grizzly was assigned to Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada to serve as a stationary defensive vessel. ww2dbase [Prince Rupert, British Columbia | CPC]
21 Jul 1941

Canada
25 Oct 1941

Canada
20 Jun 1942

Canada
  • Japanese submarine I-26 bombarded the Estevan Point lighthouse and the radio direction finding facility on the coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. ww2dbase [British Columbia | CPC]
15 Jul 1942

Canada
15 Mar 1943

Canada
  • USS S-28 began conducting sound tests and anti-submarine warfare exercises with the Canadian Navy and Air Force at Esquimalt, British Columbia, Canada. ww2dbase [S-28 | Esquimalt, British Columbia | CPC]
15 Apr 1943

Canada
  • USS S-28 departed Esquimalt, British Columbia, Canada for the Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, Washington, United States for overhaul. ww2dbase [S-28 | Esquimalt, British Columbia | CPC]
16 Jul 1943

Canada
  • The keel of Canadian frigate Beacon Hill was laid down at Esquimalt, British Columbia, Canada. ww2dbase [Esquimalt, British Columbia | CPC]
30 Sep 1945

Photo(s) dated 30 Sep 1945
Victory celebration in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Sep 1945

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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