Jericho Beach

JERICHO BEACH, in the Point Grey neighbourhood of VANCOUVER on the south shore of BURRARD INLET, became the site of a military Air Station for FLYING BOATS in 1920. Planes from the base engaged in a variety of civilian activities, including forest and fishery patrols, geological surveys, aerial photography, firefighting and general coast surveillance. It was run by the Canadian Air Board until the RCAF took over in 1924. During WWII the army located at the site as well and post-war Jericho...

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