Thursday, May 24, 2007
The HMCS ORIOLE is the oldest serving commissioned ship in the Canadian Navy.
The 102' ketch was built in 1921, and homeports in Esquimail, British Columbia.
She was a participant in the 2005 tall ships challenge, and is expected to participate in the 2008 tall ships challenge in the Pacific Northwest. For details, go to: http://sailtraining.org.
The above image is also available in the 2008 tall ships calendar, along with 11 other tall ships.
For more information or to order the 2008 tall ships calendar, go to: