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HMCS Discovery Naval Reserve in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

HMCS Discovery Naval Reserve in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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.  Occasionally..every few years, it will have an open house and have guided tours for the public.

HMCS Discovery Naval Reserve History

HMCS Discovery Naval Reserve sign in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

This naval base is named after Captain George Vancouver's ship, the Discovery.

This current base at Deadman's Island was first used in 1944.  It trained thousands of naval recruits for World War II.

HMCS Discovery Naval Reserve Interesting Fact

The logo for the HMCS Discovery is a circle over a 'Y', i.e. disc over Y!  You can see this logo on the sign on the main entrance gate.

HMCS Discovery Cairn

HMCS Discovery Naval Reserve cairn in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

This is a cairn about the HMCS Discovery located just in front of the entrance.

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Admiralty Pattern Anchor

Admiralty Pattern Anchor at HMCS Discovery Naval Reserve sign in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

This is an anchor monument at HMCS Discovery.

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50th Anniversary Naval Reserve plaque

50th Anniversary Naval Reserve Plaque at HMCS Discovery Naval Reserve sign in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

This is plaque commemorating the 50th anniversary of naval reserves in war and peace and is located at HMCS Discovery.

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HMCS Discovery Photos

HMCS Discovery in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada
HMCS Discovery in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada
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Where is the HMCS Discovery Naval Reserve in Stanley Park?

The HMCS Discovery Naval Reserve is located on Deadman's Island in Coal Harbour.

How to get to HMCS Discovery Naval Reserve in Stanley Park?

The HMCS Discovery Naval Reserve is accessed via Stanley Park Drive.  Enter Stanley Park via the Georgia Street entrance.  Take the first right in the traffic circle to get onto Stanley Park Drive.  Continue on Stanley Park Drive until your reach the HMCS Discovery entrance which will be on your right after about a 5-10 minute drive.

What is the address of HMCS Discovery Naval Reserve in Stanley Park?

The address of HMCS Discovery Naval Reserve is 1200 Stanley Park Drive, Vancouver, BC, V6G 3E2.

What else is located near HMCS Discovery in Stanley Park?

HMCS Discovery is located right off of the Stanley Park Seawall.  Across the street are the Brockton Playing Fields and the Brockton Pavilion.  The Totem Poles and Portugese Joe Statue are very close also.

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