Frank Ardern DSC, RNR

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31 Jul 1940 T/Lt.
??? T/A/Lt.Cdr.


1 Jan 1943 Mentioned in Despatches (MID) (1)
1 Jan 1944 Mentioned in Despatches (MID) (1)
10 Oct 1944 DSC (1)

Warship Commands listed for Frank Ardern, RNR

HMS Paynter (FY 242)T/Lt.ASW Trawler14 Aug 194028 Jan 1941 (1)
HMS Abelia (K 184)T/Lt.Corvette28 Jan 19415 May 1943
HMS Tavy (K 272)T/A/Lt.Cdr.Frigate1 Jun 194329 Sep 1944

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Frigate HMS Tavy (K 272)

5 Jul 1944 (position 49.52, -0.48)
German U-boat U-390 was sunk 1500hrs on 5 July 1944 in the Baie de la Seine, English Channel, in position 49°52'N, 00°48'W, by depth charges from the British destroyer HMS Wanderer (Lt.Cdr. R.F. Whinney, DSC and Bar, RN) and the British frigate HMS Tavy (T/A/Lt.Cdr. Frank Ardern, RNR).

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