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Buste de / Bust of Arturo PRAT Chacón - Québec, QC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
N 46° 49.078 W 071° 12.152
19T E 331985 N 5187291
Quick Description: Le buste du Capitaine de frégate Arturo PRAT Chacón est un don de la Marine chilienne à la Marine canadienne. The bust of Commander Arturo Prat Chacón is a gift from the Chilean Navy to the Canadian Navy.
Location: Québec, Canada
Date Posted: 3/14/2018 8:51:19 AM
Waymark Code: WMXXTX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
Views: 10

Long Description:
Texte de la plaque:

Capitaine de Frégate Arturo PRAT Chacón
1848-1979
Combat naval d'Iquique, 21 mai 1879
Héro, Officier de Marine, Avocat, et gentilhomme
Présenté par la Marine du Chili à la Marine du Canada
Octobre 2005

Texto de la placa

Capitan de Fragato Arturo PRAT Chacón
1848-1879
Combate Naval de Iquique, 21 Mayo 1879
Abogado y Caballero
Entregado por la Marina de Chile
a la Marina de Canada
Octubre 2005

Text of the plaque:

Commander Arturo PRAT Chacón
1848-1879
Naval combat of Iquique, May 21, 1879
Nero, Naval officer, Lawyer and Gentleman
Presented to the Canadian Navy by the Chilean Navy
October 2005


Le 12 octobre (2005), la Marine chilienne a offert à la Marine canadienne un buste de son héros national, le Capitaine de frégate Arturo PRAT Chacón.

Lors d’une cérémonie émouvante et empreinte de dignité au complexe naval de Pointe-à-Carcy de Québec, le Vice-amiral Bruce MacLean, chef d’état-major des Forces maritimes et le Commodore Felipe Carvajal, au nom du commandant en chef de la Marine chilienne, ont dévoilé le buste en bronze.

The Chilean Navy presented the Canadian Navy with a bust of its national hero, Commander Arturo PRAT Chacón on October 12 (2005).

During a short, but dignified and emotional ceremony at the Pointe-à-Carcy Naval Complex in Québec City, Vice- Admiral Bruce MacLean, Chief of the Maritime Staff and Commodore Felipe Carvajal, representing the commander-in- chief of the Chilean Navy, unveiled the bronze bust.

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Country or International City that Gave the Gift: Chile

Country or International City that Received the Gift: Canada

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