The ship had an overall length of feet Its crew ed officers and ratings.
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. Its bridge was enlarged and a new mainmast was added. During her refit in earlyGood Hope's main armament was replaced by a eacort turret fitted with more powerful four-inch Mk XVI guns.
The ship comway originally named Loch Boisdale, but was renamed by the South Africans after it was transferred by the British while fitting out. After working up at HMS Western Isles in Tobermory, Mullit was ased to the 18th Escort Group of the Western Approaches Command ; it was damaged during its first mission and required negril mcallen escorts month to repair the storm damage.
It was then refitted for tropical duties before sailing for South Bianc on 6 June with its sister shipNatalwith 29 ex-prisoners of war aboard the sisters. They arrived on 30 June, but Good Hope was not sent to the Far East because the Japanese surrendered before it was ready to go.
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. During the early s, Good Hope was ased fishery protection duties in addition to her normal training tasks. The ship was paid off in September and was sold for R6,together with her sister Transvaal, in After stripping it of all rio rancho asian escorts metals and fittings, Good Hope's hulk was donated to the Biaca Bay Conservation Society for use as an artificial reef.