Eric Percival Hinton DSO, RN
|Born||26 Jul 1902|
Retired: 7 Jul 1956
Warship Commands listed for Eric Percival Hinton, RN
|HMS Britomart (J 22)||Lt.Cdr.||Minesweeper||28 Jun 1939||28 May 1940|
|HMS Halcyon (J 42)||Cdr.||Minesweeper||30 May 1940||15 Oct 1940|
|HMS Harrier (J 71)||Cdr.||Minesweeper||17 Dec 1940||16 Jul 1942|
|HMS Queenborough (G 70)||Cdr.||Destroyer||29 Jul 1942||Sep 1944|
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Minesweeper HMS Harrier (J 71)
17 Jan 1942
HMS Harrier (Cdr. E.P. Hinton, DSO, RN) picks up four survivors from the British destroyer HMS Matabele that was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-454 in the Barents Sea in position 69°21'N, 35°27'E. Two of them however soon died.
31 Mar 1942
HMS Harrier (Cdr. E.P. Hinton, DSO, RN) picks up 17 survivors from the American merchant Effingham that was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarines U-456 and U-435 in the Barents Sea in position 70°28'N, 35°44'E.
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