The Vancouver Maritime Museum , a world leading maritime museum and a centre for dialogue, education and maritime heritage research, is pleased to announce that it is accepting open nominations for this year’s Northwest Passage Hall of Fame.
Launched in 2017, the Northwest Passage Hall of Fame (NWPHOF) Awards celebrate important achievements in navigation and exploration of the waterways through the high Arctic. Each year, the NWPHOF Awards honour one individual, one vessel, and one expedition to celebrate their achievements and historical significance.
Nominations to the NWPHOF can be made in the following categories:
- An individual (the nominee need not be living)
- A vessel
- An expedition
A Selection Committee is accepting nominations until July 31, 2018. The award winners will be announced on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at the Vancouver Maritime Museum.