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  Haida -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Haida communities located in Prince of Wales Island, Alaska, and the Queen Charlotte Islands also share a common border with other indigenous peoples such as the Tlingit and the Cape Fox tribes of the Tsimshian.
Although Haida societal structure is a living process, its roots are in the ancient potlatch system, and remain recognizable in contemporary political, economic and legal functions.
Haida oral narratives also record journeys as far north as the Bering Sea, and one account raises a reasonable possibility that Asia was even visited by Haidas before Europeans entered the Pacific.
en.wikipedia.ifc.com.pl /wiki/Haida   (2313 words)

  
 hmcs haida (g63) - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
HMCS Haida (G-63) is the most famous ship in the Royal Canadian Navy, having sunk more enemy surface tonnage than any other Canadian ship.
Haida was assigned to the 10th Destroyer Flotilla stationed at Plymouth in early 1944.
On August 30, 2003, the 60th anniversary of her commissioning into the Royal Canadian Navy, she was moved to the city of Hamilton, Ontario where the Haida has become a focal point of a revitalized waterfront.
www.onpedia.com /encyclopedia/hmcs-haida-(g63)   (202 words)

  
 HMCS Haida (G63) - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
HMCS Haida (G63) is the most famous ship in the Royal Canadian Navy, having sunk more enemy surface tonnage than any other Canadian ship.
Haida was paid off in September 1963, and brought to Toronto and moored at the foot of York Street.
On August 30, 2003, the 60th anniversary of her commissioning into the Royal Canadian Navy, she was moved to the city of Hamilton, Ontario where HMCS Haida has become a focal point of a revitalized waterfront.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/HMCS_Haida_(G63)   (437 words)

  
 HMCS HAIDA
HAIDA was launched on the 25th of August 1942 by Lady Laurie and was commissioned into the R.C.N. the 30th August 1943.
HAIDA was damaged in action with the German Elbing, T-29 on the 25/26th of April, but still pressed home her attack and shared the sinking of the same German ship.
HAIDA was back on station as 'wind chaser' for two more carrier escort patrols on 3rd January 1953 and minor bombardments in the Haejuman area proved the worth of the Sperry HDWS radar with objects as small as men standing out on the low-tide mudflats.
hmcshaida.ca /haphaida.html   (2714 words)

  
 Ontario Place - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The HMCS Haida (G63) is a decommissioned WWII destroyer that was open to the public.
When the organization 'Haida Inc.' ran into financial problems, the ship was taken over by the Province of Ontario and moved in 1970 to the Ontario Place site, where it was turned into an attraction.
Unfortunately, due to a riot by Teenage Head fans in 1981 (purportedly instigated by their manager, who allegedly was interested in the publicity) rock acts where thereafter banned from the venue.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Ontario_Place   (1301 words)

  
 Haida
These vast forests where the Haida make their homes are pre-glacial and are believed to be almost 14,000 years old.
Haidas were traditionally known as fierce warriors and slave-traders, raiding as far as California.
Haida oral narratives record journeys as far north as the Bering Sea, and one account implies that even Asia was visited by Haidas before Europeans entered the Pacific.
www.danceage.com /biography/sdmc_Haida   (1889 words)

  
 :::► Dictionary of Meaning www.mauspfeil.net ◄:::
''Haida'' was assigned to the 10th Destroyer Flotilla stationed at Plymouth, England Plymouth in early 1944.
She was then put on display on at Ontario Place in Toronto, Ontario Toronto where the ship was opened to the public in 1971 as an attraction at the government-owned theme park.
On August 30, 2003, the 60th anniversary of her commissioning into the Royal Canadian Navy, she was moved to the city of Hamilton, Ontario Hamilton, Ontario where HMCS ''Haida'' has become a focal point of a revitalized waterfront.
www.mauspfeil.net /HMCS_Haida_(G63).html   (380 words)

  
 Side Story
In addition, $2,500 had to materialize in order to insure the crew of HMCS York, Haida herself during the trip down the Seaway, and liability insurance had to be provided for her first year in Toronto.
HAIDA as she appeared in the Port Weller, Ontario drydocks in the late 1960's
Haida was now at the mid point of Lake Ontario right in the teeth of a strong blow from the west.
hmcshaida.ca /hfinalv.html   (3916 words)

  
 TRIBAL Class
On August 25, 1964, HAIDA arrived under tow in Toronto to become a floating memorial, and was on display at Ontario Place on the Toronto waterfront until 2002.
HMCS HAIDA during her first tour of duty in Korea.
HAIDA undergoing a refit on the Dartmouth Marine Slips in Halifax Harbour.
www.hazegray.org /navhist/canada/postwar/tribww2   (1120 words)

  
 HMCS Haida (G63)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Haida is the only surviving Tribal class destroyer (1936) destroyer.
Haida was assigned to the 10th Destroyer Flotilla stationed at Plymouth, England in early 1944.
On August 30, 2003, the 60th anniversary of her commissioning into the Royal Canadian Navy, she was moved to the city of Hamilton, Ontario, Ontario where the Haida has become a focal point of a revitalized waterfront.
read-and-go.hopto.org /Tribal-class-destroyers/HMCS-Haida-(G63).html   (218 words)

  
 MapDig - HMCS Haida (G63)
In July 2006 the Haida was "twinned" with the Polish destroyer ORP BÅ‚yskawica in a ceremony in Gdynia, Poland.
The ceremony was attended by former crew members of both ships and the general public.
A similar ceremony will take place in Canada with the HMCS Haida in 2007.
www.mapdig.com /?title=HMCS_Haida_(G63)   (384 words)

  
 TRIBAL Class
HMCS HAIDA, as she would have appeared after her 1952 refit.
HAIDA saw extensive service in WWII, including duty in the English Channel and convoy duty to Murmansk.
HAIDA after the war, with a new mast, but still with the old 4.7" guns forward.
www.hazegray.org /navhist/canada/ww2/tribal   (357 words)

  
 24 June 1944
HAIDA and ESKIMO were summoned by the patrol aircraft and they carried out a series of depth charge attacks.
U-971 had exhausted her batteries and the water was knee–deep in the control room when the decision to emergency surface and scuttle the boat was taken.
Eventually, U-971 burst to the surface between HAIDA and ESKIMO who immediately opened an intense fire upon her.
homepage.ntlworld.com /andrew.etherington/1944/06/24.htm   (1914 words)

  
 Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
In 1970, when financial difficulties hit 'Haida Inc.', the Province took ownership and moved it to it's new home.
She was then put on display on at Ontario Place Toronto where it was opened to the public in 1971 as an attraction at the Government owned theme park.
It was on display until 2002 when ship was acquired by Parks Canada who undertook repairs to the hull and superstructure costing $5 million.
simple.seowaste.com /hmcs_haida_(g63)   (304 words)

  
 P - Royal Canadian Navy World War II
Piers has often attributed the achievements of HMCS Algonquin in the D-Day invasion to the skill and diligence of the ship's officers and crew, and he repeated that Tuesday.
As Torpedo Coxswain aboard HMCS Montreal, he has gained the respect of all his shipmates with the capable handling of his men in the most difficult and trying tasks he has been called on to perform.
HMCS Ottawa was sunk on 13 September 1942 when torpedoed in the mid-Atlantic on 13 September 1942.
www.rcnvr.com /P%20-%20RCN%20-%20WW2.php   (13753 words)

  
 Canadian Tribal Association - HAIDA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
HAIDA as seen in 1962, a year before her de-commissioning.
Select this link to see HAIDA's dedicated web page.
Pennant numbers: G63 July 1943 - January 1952; DDE 215 February 1952 - August 1964; G63 September 1964 to date
www.jproc.ca /cta/haida.html   (56 words)

  
 Ships
They were built in Canada for the RN, given Canadian names by the RN and commissioned in and manned by the RN.
October 1947, sunk where she sunk HMCS ESQUIMALT
Became a Museum in Quebec City in 1982
jfchalifoux.com /ships.htm   (318 words)

  
 The Wartime Memories Project- Guestbook
I have been trying to track my fathers war time travels, James Victor Melling.
He served on the Canadian Destroyer HMCS Haida G63.
Comments: I lived in Canterbury during the Second World War, we had a lot of bombing and Canterbury was blitzed as well, the was an awful lot of damage done.
www.wartimememories.co.uk /guestbook5.html   (8092 words)

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