Postwar service[ edit ] Thetford Mines was sold in to a Honduran buyer who intended to turn her into a refrigerated mercantile vessel, primarily to carry fruit. On 11 May she arrived at Lough Foyle escorting eight surrendered U-boats. Originally called a "twin-screw corvette", its purpose was to improve on the convoy escort classes in service with the Royal Navy at the time, including the Flower-class corvette.
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Two of the survivors died after rescue and were buried at sea. Later that month she returned to Canada and was paid off on 18 November at Sydney, Nova Scotia and laid up at Shelburne. Retrieved 17 Thetfor She transferred with the group in November to Derry. George's Channel using depth charges and hedgehogs.
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Improved radar and direction-finding equipment improved the RCN's ability to find and track enemy submarines over the tbetford. The first orders were placed by the Royal Navy in and the vessels were named for rivers in the United Kingdomgiving name to the class. This allowed the ship to maintain contact with targets even while firing unless a target was struck.
Her fate is unknown.