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1944 voyage timeline

Halifax to Vancouver in 86 days.
ActivityDate
Left Dartmouth 1:15 p.m.July 22
Arrived Sydney for repairs 5:20 p.m.July 23
Sailed Sydney 4:50 p.m.July 26
Arrived Curling Cover, Newfoundland 5:55 p.m.July 27
Left Curling Cove 12:20 p.m.July 28
Sighted Cape St. David, Baffin Island 11:00 p.m.August 3
Difficult progress (ice) at Walsingham Island. Cut across to Greenland shore. Sighted Bylot Island 3:00 p.m.August 9
Passed Eric Harbour noonAugust 12
Anchored Pond Inlet 4:25 p.m.August 12
Left Pond Inlet 3:20 a.m.August 17
Proceeded via Eclipse Sound and Navy Board Inlet off Wolaston Island, Lancaster Sound a.m.August 18
Arrived Dundas Harbour 5:25 p.m.August 18
Left Dundas 4 a.m.August 19
Anchored Stratton or Burnett CreekAugust 19
Left anchorage 4:25 a.m.August 20
Crossed Maxwell Bay 9 a.m.August 20
Off Radstock Bay noonAugust 20
Anchored Erebus Bay 4:20 p.m.August 20
Left Beechy Island 10:30 a.m.August 22
Proceeded via Cape Holham, Cornwallis Island. Off Cape Airy 1 a.m.August 23
Off Ackland Bay 8 a.m.August 23
Reached point 8 miles east of Cape Cockburn but forced back by ice to Ackland Bay 5 p.m.August 23
Left Ackland Bay 4:30 a.m.August 24
Anchored off Cape CockburnAugust 24
Reached Shornberg Point 4:30 p.m.August 25
Anchored Byam Martin Island 10:20 p.m.August 25
Left 6:35 a.m.August 25
Anchored in bay North of Griffith Point 1:30 p.m.August 26
Left 6:00 p.m. and rounded Griffith PointAugust 26
Anchored off Palmer Point midnightAugust 26
Left Palmer Point 12:45 p.m.August 27
Anchored Dealey Island (Kellet's Cairn 1853)August 27
Left Dealey Island 6:10 a.m.August 28
Anchored 11:45 a.m. at entrance to Winter HarbourAugust 28
Left Winter Harbour, Mellville Island 1:20 p.m.August 30
Tied up to ice entrance to Prince of Wales Strait until 11 a.m.September 1
Continued up Richard Collinson Inlet a.m.September 3
Followed shore around Peel Point into Prince of Wales StraitSeptember 3
Passed East of Princess Royal Island 5:20 p.m.September 3
Passed Walker Bay 8:00 a.m.September 4
Arrived Holman Island 2:15 p.m.September 4
Left Holman Island 8:40 a.m.September 5
20 miles north of Keats Point 11:45 p.m.September 5
Passed Cape Parry 6:30 a.m.September 6
Anchored off Cape Bathhurst 6:50 p.m.September 6
Left anchorage 4:10 a.m.September 7
Moored for night off Toker PointSeptember 7
Proceeded 2:20 p.m.September 8
Arrived Tuktoyaktuk 6 p.m.September 8
Left Tuktoyaktuk 8:55 a.m.September 17
Off Pullen Island 6:45 p.m.September 17
Arrived Herschel Island 6 p.m.September 18
Left Herschel Island 2:23 p.m.September 21
Passed Flaxman Island 5:00 p.m.September 21
Rounded Point Barrow 1:45 a.m.September 24
Arrived AkutanOctober 1
Left AkutanOctober 4
Through Umiak Pass 6:35 p.m.October 4
Cape St. James 11:30 p.m.October 11
Anchored Shushartie Bay B.C. 5:30 p.m.October 12
Anchored Port Neville p.m.October 13
Left Port Neville 6:20 a.m.October 15
Anchored Blubber Bay p.m.October 15
Left Blubber Bay 6:20 a.m.October 16
Arrived Evans Coleman Dock Vancouver 6:00 p.m.October 16

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