QUÉBEC, April 15 /CNW Telbec/ - The Naval Museum of Québec invites the representatives of the media to attend the departure of Jeanne d'Arc, at 10 a.m. April 19, 2010, from the pier by the Agora. After the ship has set sail, a press conference will be held at 10:30 a.m. in the Wardroom at 144 Dalhousie St., in the Vieux-Québec, to launch the Presences exhibition of the Naval Museum of Québec.
DATE: April 19, 2010
TIME: 10 a.m.
PLACE: 144 Dalhousie St.
While setting sail, Jeanne d'Arc will receive a gun salute from the Québec Citadelle. Admirals Dean McFadden and Pierre-François Forissier, respectively Chief of the Canadian Maritime Staff and Chief of Staff for the French Navy, will be on board.
The Presences exhibition is a travelling exhibition that will travel in Canada from coast to coast to emphasize the 100 years of the Canadian Navy for her presences on the national and international stages, from World War I to the Gulf War, through the objects, illustrations and witness accounts of those who were at the forefront of these essential events.
Presences will take you through time and over the seas to learn of the fascinating odyssey of our Navy. It will introduce you to the people, the events, the traditions and the customs of the Canadian Navy.
Note to editors:
You can also visit the Naval Museum of Québec Website to see when Presences will be in your area: http://www.navalmuseumofquebec.com/
SOURCE Canadian Navy
For further information: For further information: and to confirm your presence: media: Sub-Lieutenant Serge Tsoto, (418) 694-5560 ext. 5303, Serge.Tsoto@forces.gc.ca