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100 Years of Our Navy

A Celebration

3 July to 8 August 2010

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Naval Memories of Harry Walmsley or pdf
All the Ship's Men or pdf
Naval Memories of John Trafford or pdf
The Naval Service of Canada, 1910-2010:, or pdf
The opening ceremony
VAdm McFadden's remarks at the opening

This special exhibition opens at 2 p. m. on the 3rd of July and continues through to the 8th of August 2010. We are open daily from 10 to 6 and all are welcome.

In the gallery, there will be artwork by members of the Canadian Society of Marine Artists and other artists, which portrays the vastness of our navy's history.

There will be models from our collection, and a special exhibit from the 16th to the 23rd of July of Navy Ship Models from MARCOM.

Photographs of ships of the RCN and members of the service will document this important exhibition.

There will also be films of WWII convoys, videos of various members of the Service sharing memories and special memorabilia.

Riding Shotgun acrylic by Alan Nakano, CSMA
I have a Contact graphite painting by Don Macmillan, CSMA
HMCS Demorestville, model by Hugh Charlebois
WRENS celebrating at HMCS York
A young seaman, who served on HMCS Georgian


Authors will be signing books from 1-3 p. m. on the following dates:

Author Sherry Pringle will be in the gallery on 8th July 2010; her new book All the Ship's Men is a portrayal the loss of HMCS Athabaskan from first hand accounts of the sailors and the author's retracing of the events.
Richard H. Gimblett will, on the 17th of July, be signing his book The Naval Service of Canada 1910 - 2010 : The Centennial Story, which is a collection of historical essays commemorating the important legacy of Our Navy and lavishly illustrated with photographs, diagrams and paintings - many by the members of the Canadian Society of Marine Artists.


shipping magazines
Members are always encouraged to contact us with suggestions as to content - both on our web pages and at our premises in Picton, Ontario.

We are continually expanding our collections - donations would be sincerely welcomed

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