Merchant Navy Day

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Merchant Navy Day in Canada in 2022

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Dates of Merchant Navy Day
2023 Canada Sunday, September 3rdMerchant Navy Day
2022 Canada Saturday, September 3rdMerchant Navy Day
2021 Canada Friday, September 3rdMerchant Navy Day
2020 Canada Thursday, September 3rdMerchant Navy Day
2019 Canada Tuesday, September 3rdMerchant Navy Day
Summary
Merchant Navy Day is observed in the UK and Canada, honouring the sacrifices made during war and conflict.
Merchant Navy Day in other countries
Merchant Navy Day internationally

Following many years of lobbying to bring about official recognition of the sacrifices made by merchant seafarers in two world wars and since, Merchant Navy Day became an official day of remembrance on 3 September 2000.

Every year Seafarers UK promotes the Red Ensign, the UK Merchant Navy’s official flag, to be flown on 3rd September on civic buildings and landmark flagpoles. Parish, community, town, city, district and borough councils were all invited to take part, along with higher-tier local authorities and governments.

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