Ronald John Hanson DSO, DSC, RN
|Birth details unknown|
Retired: 27 Jul 1956
Warship Commands listed for Ronald John Hanson, RN
|HMS Keppel (D 84 / I 84)||Lt.||Destroyer||1 Oct 1940||Feb 1941|
|HMS Lincoln (G 42)||Lt.||Destroyer||Feb 1941||late 1941|
|HMS Albrighton (L 12)||Lt.||Escort destroyer||11 Nov 1941||20 Sep 1943|
|HMS Ulysses (R 69)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||20 Sep 1943||24 Oct 1944|
|HMS Ulster (R 83)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||25 Oct 1944||12 Jun 1945|
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Destroyer HMS Lincoln (G 42)
20 May 1941
At 21.24 hours on 20 May 1941, the British merchant Javanese Prince is torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-138 155 nautical miles north-west of the Butt of Lewis, Outer Hebrides. One crew member was lost. The master, 45 crew members, eight gunners and four passengers were picked up by the British destroyers HMS Faulknor (Capt A.F. de Salis, RN), HMS Lincoln (Lt. R.J. Hanson, RN) and the British rescue tug HMRT Assurance (Sub.Lt. E.E. Litts). All survivors were transferred to the British rescue ship Toward and landed at Gourock on 28 May.
Destroyer HMS Ulster (R 83)
1 Apr 1945
HMS Ulster (Lt.Cdr. R.J. Hanson, DSO, DSC, RN) was damaged by a Japanese Kamikaze aircraft while operating with the British Pacific Fleet off Okinawa. Ulster was towed to Leyte by the New Zealand light cruiser HMNZS Gambia (Capt. N.J.W. William-Powlett, DSC, RN).
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