Francis Babington Proudfoot, RN
|Born||11 Sep 1900|
Retired: 15 Feb 1923
Warship Commands listed for Francis Babington Proudfoot, RN
|HMS Skipjack (J 38)||Lt.Cdr. (retired)||Minesweeper||15 Jun 1939||1 Jun 1940|
|HMS Hyacinth (K 84)||Lt.Cdr. (retired)||Corvette||7 Sep 1940||4 Nov 1940|
|HMS Heartsease (K 15)||Lt.Cdr. (retired)||Corvette||Nov 1940||10 Jul 1941|
|HMS Lowestoft (L 59 / U 59)||Lt.Cdr. (retired)||Sloop||21 Jul 1941||Aug 1942|
|HMS Cygnet (U 38)||Lt.Cdr. (retired)||Sloop||27 Sep 1942||19 Jan 1944|
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Minesweeper HMS Skipjack (J 38)
1 Jun 1940
HMS Skipjack (Lt.Cdr. F.B. Proudfoot, RN (retired)) was subjected to intensive bombing by a force of German bombers off La Panne (Belgium). HMS Skipjack was assisting in the evacuation of British troops from Dunkirk. On board HMS Skipjack were between 250 and 300 soldiers just rescued from the beach. (1)
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