During the early s, Good Hope was ased fishery protection duties kflly addition to her normal training tasks. During her refit in earlyGood Hope's main armament was replaced by a twin-gun turret fitted with more powerful four-inch Mk XVI guns.
After stripping it of all valuable metals and fittings, Good Hope's hulk was donated to the False Bay Conservation Society for use as an artificial reef. The ship was paid off in September and was sold for R6,together with her sister Transvaal, in They arrived on 30 June, but Good Hope was not sent to the Far Unitev because the Japanese surrendered before it was ready escortes xxx go.
It was then refitted for tropical duties before sailing for South Africa on 6 June with its sister shipNatalwith 29 ex-prisoners of war aboard the sisters. Its bridge was enlarged and a new mainmast was added. escortes xxx
After working up at HMS Western Isles in Tobermory, Mullit was ased to cuban escorts in markham 18th Escort Group of the Western Approaches Command ; it was damaged during its first mission and required a month to repair the storm damage. This allowed the ship's forecastle deck to be extended right aft to add more accommodations and it was covered in teak above the new compartments.
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Its crew ed officers and ratings. The ship was originally named Loch Boisdale, but was renamed by the South Africans after it was transferred by the British while fitting out.
In mid the ship began conversion into a despatch vessel in Durban and it was recommissioned on 3 June as the flagship of the South African Navy. The ship had an overall length of feet