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Poignant

I didn’t realise that the convoys in World War Two did not stop to pick up survivors from sunken... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
mouseHerts
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Unique memorial

If you're down near the oversized fiddle at the harbor you only have a short walk along the... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
SkipJAtlanta
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246 Esplanade St, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1A7, Canada
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

I didn’t realise that the convoys in World War Two did not stop to pick up survivors from sunken ships. It makes this memorial even more poignant.

Thank mouseHerts
Reviewed 18 July 2018

If you're down near the oversized fiddle at the harbor you only have a short walk along the boardwalk to view this memorial to the men of the Merchant Marine convoys that sailed for Europe out of Sydney. German U-Boats patrolled the waters to prevent...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

I learned more about Canadian east coast history on my two weeks in the Maritimes just taking the time to read the information posted with the monuments spread across the Nova Scotia. Kind of tucked in, and not really near much else, but definitely worth...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2018

This memorial is tucked away on a side arm of the boardwalk, about halfway down. The memorial itself is very well done and worth the extra few steps to go over and see it. The descriptions on the stands in front have a bunch of...More

Thank Pat D
Reviewed 22 April 2018

I was totally oblivious of the historic part Sydney played in WW 2 until walking on the very scenic harbor boardwalk and coming across the convoy memorial The memorial is a very poignant reminder of all the lives that were lost in unarmed merchant ships...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

This monument is so attractive. When we got there, there were so many tourists taking pictures of it. In the monument, one man hesitated. He had a hand over the rail, but then withdrew. This monument is to recognize Canadian civilians who served on the...More

Thank Robby G C
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