John William Grant DSO, RN
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|15 Sep 1921|| ||A/S.Lt.|
|15 May 1922|| ||S.Lt.|
|15 Mar 1924|| ||Lt.|
|15 Mar 1932|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
|30 Jun 1939|| ||Cdr.|
|31 Dec 1943|| ||Capt.|
Retired: 8 Jul 1953
Warship Commands listed for John William Grant, RN
|HMS Penelope (97)||Cdr.||Light cruiser||15 Jun 1942||10 Aug 1942|
|HMS Searcher (D 40)||Capt.||Escort Carrier||23 Jan 1945||Oct 1945 ?|
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4 May 1945 (position 68.43, 16.34)
German U-boat U-711 was sunk at Kilbotn, near Harstad, Norway, in position 68°43,7'N, 16°34,6'E, by depth charges from Avenger and Wildcat aircraft (846, 853 and 882 Sqn FAA) of the British escort carriers HMS Searcher, HMS Trumpeter and HMS Queen.
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