Godfrey Noel Brewer DSO, RN

Born  17 Mar 1901Gloucester
Died  5 Apr 1988(87)Oxted

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15 May 1920 A/S.Lt.
15 Jan 1921 S.Lt.
15 Jun 1922 Lt
15 Jun 1930 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1935 Cdr.
30 Jun 1943 Capt.

Retired: 8 Jul 1952


11 Jul 1940 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
6 Apr 1943 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
19 Oct 1943 DSO

Warship Commands listed for Godfrey Noel Brewer, RN

HMS Maori (F 24)Cdr.Destroyer15 Oct 193830 May 1940
HMS Stork (L 81 / U 81)Cdr.Sloop1 Aug 1942Feb 1943
HMS Churchill (I 45)Cdr.Destroyer27 Feb 1943Mar 1943
HMS Pelican (L 86 / U 86)Cdr.Sloop2 Apr 194327 Aug 1943
HMS Caesar (R 07)Capt.Destroyer14 Oct 1944late 1945

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Sloop HMS Pelican (L 86 / U 86)

6 May 1943 (position 52.00, -45.10)
German U-boat U-438 was sunk in the North Atlantic north-east of Newfoundland, in approximate position 52°00'N, 45°10'W, by depth charges from the British sloop HMS Pelican (Cdr. G.N. Brewer, RN).

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