Patrick George Alexander King DSC, RD, RNR

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30 Jan 1928 S.Lt.
1 Jan 1931 Lt.
1 Jan 1939 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1945 Cdr.

Retired: 14 Jun 1955


May 1942 RD
31 Dec 1943 DSC

Warship Commands listed for Patrick George Alexander King, RNR

HMS Anemone (K 48)Lt.Cdr.Corvette22 Jul 19421 Jul 1943
HMS Avon (K 97)Lt.Cdr.Frigate3 Aug 19432 Mar 1946

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Corvette HMS Anemone (K 48)

17 Mar 1943
HMS Anemone (Lt.Cdr. P.G.A. King, RNR) picks up 94 men from the British merchant Nariva that was torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-600 in the North Atlantic southeast of Cape Farewell. HMS Anemone tried to scuttle the Nariva with gunfire but failed to do so. The wreck of the Nariva was finally sunk a few hours later by German U-boat U-91 in position 50°34'N, 35°02'W.

18 Mar 1943
HMS Anemone (Lt.Cdr. P.G.A. King, RNR) and HMS Pennywort (Lt. O.G. Stuart, RCNVR) together pick up 54 survivors from the British merchant Canadian Star that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-221 south-east of Cape Farewell in position 53°24'N, 28°34'W.

Frigate HMS Avon (K 97)

13 Mar 1944
HMS Avon (Lt.Cdr. P.G.A. King, DSC, RD, RNR) picks up 123 survivors from the British merchant Tarifa that was torpedoed and sunk on 7 March 1944 by German U-boat U-510 about 250 nautical miles east of Socotra Island in position 12°48'N, 58°44'E.

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