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HMCS Discovery Naval Reserve

HMCS Discovery Naval Reserve
HMCS Discovery Naval Reserve

The HMCS Discovery Naval Reserve is an active naval training base on Deadman's Island in Coal Harbour.  It is off limits to the general public.

Interesting Fact: On the entrance gates to HMCS Discovery are emblems that have a circle above a Y...get it disc-over-Y!

history: named after Captain George Vancouver's ship, site of large indian battle, indian burial boxes, smallpox quarantine, riots, clearcut

HMCS Discovery Naval Reserve sign
HMCS Discovery Naval Reserve sign

The sign at the entrance says:

H.M.C.S.      N.C.S.M

DISCOVERY

Naval Reserve Division

Division de la Reserve Navale

Admiralty Pattern Anchor

Admiralty Pattern Anchor
Admiralty Pattern Anchor

The Admiralty Pattern Anchor is located on Deadman's Island so is unlikely that you will be able to see it!

50th Anniversary Naval Reserve plaque

50th Anniversary Naval Reserve plaque
50th Anniversary Naval Reserve plaque

The 50th Anniversary Naval Reserve plaque commemorates the 50th Anniversary of naval reserves in war and peace.  This plaque is located on Deadman's Island.

Where is the HMCS Discovery Naval Reserve in Stanley Park?

The HMCS Discovery Naval Reserve is located on Deadman's Island.  It is accessed via Stanley Park Drive.  It is near the Brockton Playing Fields and Brockton Pavilion.

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