Charles Petersen, RCNR

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14 Jul 1940 T/Lt.
1 Jan 1944 T/A/Lt.Cdr.
1 Jan 1945 T/Lt.Cdr.

Retired: 10 Jan 1946


Warship Commands listed for Charles Petersen, RCNR

HMCS Brockville (J 270)T/Lt.Minesweeper15 Jun 194213 Mar 1943
HMCS Brockville (J 270)T/Lt.Minesweeper18 Jul 194323 Jul 1943
HMCS Giffard (K 402)T/Lt.Corvette30 Oct 19439 May 1944
HMCS St. Stephen (K 454)T/A/Lt.Cdr.Frigate26 Jun 194422 Jan 1945

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Corvette HMCS Giffard (K 402)

7 May 1944
HMCS Giffard (T/A/Lt.Cdr. C. Petersen, RCNR) picks up 43 survivors from HMCS Valleyfield that was torpedoed and sunk about 50 miles south of Cape Race, Newfoundland in position 46°03'N, 52°24'W by German U-boat U-548. 5 of the survivors later died of exposure.

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