As the last surviving World War II corvette, and Canada's naval war memorial, Sackville's move should be heralded with a lot more fanfare. As an example, in Boston, when Old Ironsides, USS Constitution, is moved it is a major event in the harbor. There are parties, unofficial escorts, fire tug displays and a lot of vying for places aboard the ship for the brief move when it is turned side for side at Charleston. Why can't something similar happen here?
In a very few years time Sackville is expected to become a static display in a new museum complex, and these twice yearly moves will be a thing of the past. We should celebrate them while we still can.
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