Haida (Ship)

Haida, a powerful WWII "Tribal" Class destroyer, commissioned 30 Aug 1943, built in England for the Royal Canadian Navy. From Jan 1944 to Jan 1945 it patrolled the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay, and it was

HMCS Haida
The Canadian destroyer sank German torpedo boats, a minesweeper, destroyer and submarine during WWII (courtesy Library and Archives Canada/PA-151742).

Haida (Ship)

 Haida, a powerful WWII "Tribal" Class destroyer, commissioned 30 Aug 1943, built in England for the Royal Canadian Navy. From Jan 1944 to Jan 1945 it patrolled the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay, and it was present at the NORMANDY INVASION, 6 June 1944. Haida became famous for participating in the destruction of several German ships. After peacetime service, 1947-50, it received modern armament and from 1952 to 1954 served with UN forces in Korea. It remained in service with the RCN until 11 Oct 1963. The next year friends and admirers bought it, and in 1970 it was taken over by the Ontario government and moved permanently to Ontario Place, Toronto, as a memorial.