This naval base was very important to the economy
of the Digby area, many of our towns people were
employed there including myself at a very young age.
The young kids of Digby took part in the Naval Cadets
and went to the base on a weekly basis to train.
The quarter guard on parade at the open order march
awaiting inspection. Among them is my brother in
law Robert Kranstz husband of Donna Van Tassel
Weekly Parade at HMCS Cornwallis NSPMQ in the background have been sold and are presently
occupied by people from the surrounding area who
purchased the homes. I thank Robert for the pictures.