For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
HMCS STELLARTON K457
Then Chilean Navy Vessel CASMA (1946)
Built at Midland, Ont., she was commissioned at Quebec City on 29 Sep 1944, Stellarton arrived at Halifax late in Oct 1944 and sailed for Bermuda early in Nov 1944 to work up. She left Bermuda on 04 Dec 1944 for St. John's, where she joined EG C-3 and on 04 Jan 1945, sailed to pick up her first convoy, HX.329. She was employed for the rest of the war as a mid-ocean escort, and left Londonderry for the last time on 21 May 1945 to join ON.304. Only 01 Jul 1945 she was paid off and placed in reserve at Sorel until 1946, when she joined the Chilean navy as Casma. She was paid off in 1967 and broken up in 1969.