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CVA 447-5335 - M.S. John A. Macdonald.jpg

CCGS John A. Macdonald [transiting through Burrard Inlet]
Tuesday, October 17, 1967
CVA 447-5335


Pictured transiting through Burrard Inlet, the 6,200-ton icebreaker John A. Macdonald was halfway through her circumnavigation of North America after successfully transiting the Northwest Passage. 

That same month, the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard presented a Unit Commendation to the Macdonald for “extremely meritorious service rendered to the U.S. Coast Guard by the Macdonald between September 23rd and October 8th in assisting the icebreaker Northwind.

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