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Peer, Gerald Lane

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A mechanical engineer by profession, he is a heating and insulation contractor in Saint John NB. He is an offshore yachtsman who has built two yachts.
Military Service
He was appointed as an Ordinary Seaman RCN(R) 1953. He served in HMCS Brunswicker. (CFR). He was appointed as a A/Sub-Lieutenant RCN(R) 1960. He served in HMCS Brunswicker. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant RCN(R) 1961. (He held various appointments in HMCS Brunswicker including Recruiting Officer, Training Officer, Military Port Liaison Officer for Port of Saint John. He served in HMCS Quinte. He served in HMCS Chaudiere. He served in HMCS Chaleur. He served in HMCS St. Laurent. He served in HMCS Protector. He served in H.M.S. Albion). He was appointed as a Lieutenant RCN(R) (With seniority dated 01/04/1963). He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (NR) 1969. He served in HMCS Brunswicker as Executive Officer 1969. He was appointed as a A/Commander (NR) (With seniority dated 01/09/1972). He served as Commanding Officer HMCS Brunswicker as Commanding Officer 1972-1979. He served as Hon. AdC to Governor General 1972. He was appointed as a Commander (NR) (With seniority dated 01/01/1974). He was appointed as a Captain (NR) (With seniority dated 01/01/1978). He served in Maritime Command as Senior Control of Shipping Officer 1980. He served in NDHQ as Staff Officer Sea to Chief of Reserves 1986. He was appointed as a Commodore (NR) 1989. He served as Senior Naval Reserve Advisor to Commander Maritime Command and Member of Naval Board 1989. (Transferred to Supplementary Reserve 04/12/1989.)
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Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; MacFarlane, John M. (1994); Canada's Admirals and Commodores (3rd ed.) (2016);
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