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Order of Canada

Peter Troake, C.M.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Peter Troake, C.M. C.M. Twillingate
Honour Appointment Investiture
Member of the Order of Canada June 29, 1987 October 28, 1987
A Newfoundlander and lifelong seafarer, he played a major role in eradicating tuberculosis amongst the isolated inhabitants of coastal Newfoundland as Master of the MV "Christmas Seal", a floating medical laboratory and x-ray unit which operated for some twenty years. First President of the Canadian Marine Rescue Auxiliary, he recently retired as Master of the ferry "Green Bay Transport."
Deceased on December 10, 1997.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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