George William Houchen OBE, RD, RNR

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Ranks

28 Feb 1931 S.Lt.
6 Feb 1932 Lt.
6 Feb 1940 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1947 Cdr.
31 Dec 1955 Capt.

Retired: 31 Oct 1961


Decorations

11 Jul 1940 OBE
3 Mar 1942 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
Aug 1942 RD

Warship Commands listed for George William Houchen, RNR


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Northern Foam (4.76)Lt.ASW Trawler5 Sep 1939Oct 1940
HMS Carnation (K 00)Lt.Cdr.Corvette18 Dec 194018 Jul 1942
HMS Kale (K 241)Lt.Cdr.Frigate27 Aug 19422 Jan 1946

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Events related to this officer

Frigate HMS Kale (K 241)


21 Apr 1943
HMS Kale (Lt.Cdr. G.W. Houchen, OBE, RNR) picks up 39 survivors from the Norwegian merchant Scebeli that was torpedoed and sunk south of Cape Farewell in position 56°07'N, 44°26'W by German U-boat U-191.


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