Seventy Eight years ago on 9 September 1939
From the War Diaries of 85 Heavy Battery, RCA CASF a sub-unit of the 15th (Vancouver) Coast Brigade RCA stationed at Yorke Island, BC
9 September 1939 – York Island
Both Guns now ready for action. No. 2 at percussion only, as pistol grip has to be returned to Ordnance for completion.
Submarine reported in Gulf of Georgia heading north.
Drained and cleaned water tank.
Weather : Fair