For Posterity's Sake
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HMCS PETERBOROUGH K342
Then Dominican Republic Vessel GERARDO JANSEN (1947)
Commissioned at Kingston on 01 Jun 1944, she arrived at Halifax on 26 Jun 1944 and in Bermuda on 17 Jul 1944 to work up. Peterborough left Bermuda on 07 Aug 1944 for St. John's, where, in Sep 1944, she joined EG C-6 and sailed for her first convoy, HXF.308, on 18 Sep 1944. Continuously employed as a mid-ocean escort for the rest of her career, she left St. John's on 27 May 1945, to join convoy HX.358, the last HX convoy of the war. In mid-Jun 1945 she left Londonderry for home, where she was paid off on 19 Jul 1945 and laid up at Sorel. She was sold to the Dominican republic in 1947 and renamed Gerardo Jansen, serving until disposed of for scrap in 1972.