HMCS Oriole

The Oriole came into harbour today. I think she is here to attend to some sort of ceremony?
The fireworks were about to start and I thought a single shot of her tied up was fitting.
The Oriole was built in early 1921 and launched on June 4rth,1921. She is a Ketch and has a 31 meter length to her.
She is out of CFB Esquimalt and used as a training vessel at the Naval Officers Training Centre.

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HMCS Oriole and Canada Day Fireworks

I took these shots from the top of the old North Sea ice house. It gave me a good vantage point.
They always use a tug/barge as a platform to set off the fireworks in Tofino.
It’s was great to see the fireworks from this vantage point!
I think the best spot to watch the fireworks from was the sand spit in the middle of the habour! I could see a huge fire going out there! They looked like they were having fun! The tide was coming in, so the fire and party were going to be snuffed.
Everyone was in a great mood!

Good show tonight!