Item 2009.20.1.1 - HMCS Port Hope Hooked Pillow

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HMCS Port Hope Hooked Pillow

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CA ON00154 2003.56-2009.20.1.1

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Fabric ; Textile

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Donated to the Port Hope Archives in 2007. Purchased by donor in 2004 on ebay from a seller in British Columbia. The seller did not know the origin of the piece, he only had it because his mother had been born in Port Hope.

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Item is a Hooked Pillow featuring an image of the HMCS Port Hope Minesweeper, c1945.

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The HMCS Port Hope was a minesweeper that the Town of Port Hope sponsored during the Second World War. The minesweeper was launched on 13 Dec 1941 and commissioned 4 Aug 1942. The minesweeper was 175' long and 28' beam.

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