Ronald William Keymer, RN

Born  11 Feb 1901


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Ranks

15 Sep 1921 S.Lt.
15 Aug 1923 Lt.
15 Aug 1931 Lt.Cdr.
6 Mar 1934 Lt.Cdr. (retired)
11 Feb 1941 Cdr. (retired)

Retired: 6 Mar 1934


Decorations

4 Mar 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for Ronald William Keymer, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS La Malouine (K 46)Lt.Cdr. (retired)Corvette5 Aug 19403 Jul 1941
HMS Gorleston (Y 92)Cdr. (retired)Sloop6 Jul 194110 Nov 1943
HMS Hind (U 39)Cdr. (retired)Sloop18 Dec 1943Jun 1945

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Events related to this officer

Corvette HMS La Malouine (K 46)


22 Sep 1940
HMS La Malouine (Lt.Cdr. R.W. Keymer, RN) picks up 62 survivors from the British merchant Canonesa that was torpedoed and sunk the previous day by German U-boat U-100 about 340 nautical miles west of Bloody Foreland in position 54°55'N, 18°25'W.

HMS La Malouine also picks up 48 survivors from the British merchant Dalcairn that was also sunk by U-100 but in position 55°00'N, 19°00'W.

HMS La Malouine also picks up 32 survivors from the British tanker Frederick S. Fales that was also sunk by U-100 but in position 55°30'N, 13°40'W.

23 Sep 1940
HMS La Malouine (Lt.Cdr. R.W. Keymer, RN) picks up 4 survivors from the British merchant Empire Airman that was torpedoed and damaged the previous day by German U-boat U-100 about 340 nautical miles west of Bloody Foreland in position 54°00'N, 18°00'W. The Empire Airman sank while under tow in position 55°11'N, 15°07'W.


Sloop HMS Gorleston (Y 92)


24 Sep 1941
HMS Gorleston (Cdr. R.W. Keymer, (retired), RN) picks up 26 survivors from the British merchant St. Clair II that was torpedoed and sunk west-northwest of the Canary Islands in position 30°25'N, 23°35'W by German U-boat U-67.

HMS Gorleston also picks up 68 survivors from the British merchant John Holt and 47 survivors from the British merchant Lafian that were torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-107 southwest of Madeira in position 31°12'N, 23°32'W.

19 Aug 1942
HMS Gorleston (Cdr. R.W. Keymer, (retired), RN) picks up 49 survivors from the British merchant City of Manila that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-406 west of Cape Finisterre in position 43°21'N, 18°20'W.


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