Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: Vancouver Maritime Museum

Indoors: the first ship to sail west-to-east across the Arctic. Outdoors: the research submarine Ben Franklin, which kept its crew of six men underwater for a month. NASA kept tabs to see if they would go crazy (they didn't).

Address:
900 Chestnut St., Vancouver, BC, Canada
Directions:
A kilometer west of downtown, across the Burrard St. bridge, at the north end of Chestnut St.
Hours:
Tu-Su 10-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
604-257-8300
Admission:
Adults $13.50
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Vancouver Maritime Museum.

Vancouver Maritime Museum

Features the St Roch: the first vessel to traverse the Northwest Passage from West to East (1942), and the first to complete the passage in one season. Also the first to circumnavigate North America. In service from 1928 to 1954.

[Clark W, 06/16/2022]

The ship has been high and dry in its A-frame exhibit hall since 1959.


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