Korean War Naval Memorial

Municipality/Province: Calgary, AB

Memorial Number: 48008-002

Type: Granite stele

Address: 1820-24 Street SW

Location: Naval Museum of Alberta

GPS Coordinates: Lat: 51.0486151   Long: -114.0708459

Contributor: Margaret Smith

Officially unveiled on 25 June 2000 by the Lieutenant-Governor of Alberta and the Chief of the Maritime Staff, this memorial is dedicated to all Royal Canadian Navy sailors who served, and particularly to those who died, during the Korean War. It was erected by the Naval Museum of Alberta Society and the Calgary naval community.

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KOREAN WAR

1950 - 1953

DEDICATED TO THE NAVAL PERSONNEL WHO SERVED WITH DISTINCTION IN DESTROYERS OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY AS A COMPONENT OF THE UNITED NATIONS FORCES IN KOREA CANADIAN DESTROYERS FAR EAST

HER MAJESTY'S CANADIAN SHIPS

ATHABASKAN
CRUSADER
HURON
NOOTKA
CAYUGA
HAIDA
IROQUOIS
SIOUX

AND TO THE MEMORY OF SHIPMATES WHO DID NOT RETURN

ABLE SEAMAN W.M. BURDEN
ABLE SEAMAN I.T.L. TORRAVILLE
ORDINARY SEAMAN L.A. GAUTHIER
ABLE SEAMAN R.J. SKAVBERG
ABLE SEAMAN R.J. MOORE
ABLE SEAMAN E.A. BAIKIE
ABLE SEAMAN F.R. LAKER
ABLE SEAMAN V. LISKA
LIEUTENANT COMMANDER J.L. QUINN

WE WILL REMEMBER THEM

DEDICATED IN 2000 A.D. BY (needs further research/recherche incomplète)

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