DSC_8934 – Georges Island
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This is George’s island in Halifax Harbour. It was originally named Snowshoe Island. In 1749 it was named "George Island" after King George II, and then, in 1963, it was renamed "Georges Island". It was component of the "Halifax Defence Complex" from the mid-18th century to the 2nd Globe War, with Citadel Hill and Fort Charlotte on the island. For almost two hundred years Georges Island was the scene of continuous military activity. Tales of executions and hidden tunnels surround the folklore connected with the island. It had an Island Prison Camp, a Appear Out Level, an Acadian Prison camp, and a Quarantine Station. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
The first lighthouse on George’s Island was established in 1876.
Lighthouse Area: West side of island
Lighthouse Now: Commenced 1918, white Octagonal concrete tower
Light very first lit: 1919 – red lantern
Tower height: 052ft feet.
Light height: 056ft feet.
Light assortment: 13 miles.
Light characteristic: Fixed White (1992).
Light automated (destaffed): 1972
The Tall Ship "Liana’s Ransom" is witnessed here near Georges Island, it does sailing trips in the harbour during tourist season. It is a 65 foot, steel hulled schooner developed in Houston, Texas. Development started in 1998, but she was not launched until 2002.
By archer10 (Dennis) 107M Views on 2008-09-20 18:04:24
Our armed forces are out there fighting for our country and when they get injured and can not operate anymore since of that damage there is not adequate help for them. The quantity of compensation some of them receive is way under what they must obtain.
I think there should be far more help for the injured and I believe they must receive a decent quantity of funds for an damage, based on how critical it is. That is why now Military Damage Claims is a large portion of solicitors jobs because of how considerably can be produced from these instances.
I agree its a large element. I have been studying claims solicitors take care of and they come in numerous sorts of situations:
* Injuries sustained on active support
* Injuries sustained on non-lively services
* Education Exercises
* Defective Gear
* Publish Traumatic Tension
* War Wounds
* Surface And Underwater
* Explosive Products
You are entitled to make a claim for military damage compensation for an injury sustained as a consequence of services.
The typical rules relating to employers’ liability also apply to the MOD, and members of HM Forces still have the option to sue the MOD for negligence if they think the MOD, as their employer, has acted negligently – e.g in failing to supply satisfactory or suitable gear.
The amount of compensation received depends upon regardless of whether your claim is manufactured below the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme, or no matter whether you are pursuing a claim for negligence against the MOD.
ARMED FORCES COMPENSATION SCHEME
The level of awards under the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme is based mostly on a tariff which lists the injuries for which compensation may possibly be paid.
CLAIMS OF NEGLIGENCE
The quantity of compensation received if pursuing a claim of negligence depends on how critical your injuries are and what other losses you have incurred, such as
* Long term fiscal losses like reduction of earnings, loss of promotion etc.
* Travel to and from medical appointments
* Any medication
* Care offered by members of your family members or other individuals
* Damage caused to any of your personalized results
There are many other things for which you are entitled to claim compensation, such as damages to compensate for getting to give up a task you appreciate because of your injuries.
As I have identified out and stated above their is a good deal to be carried out due to that solicitors have to argue for more compensation for folks who have had been giving their daily life for this country and when one thing goes incorrect their not their to help them