Charles Edward Lambe, RN
|Born ||20 Dec 1900|
|Died ||29 Aug 1960||(59)|
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|15 May 1920|| ||A/S.Lt.|
|15 Jan 1921|| ||S.Lt.|
|15 Feb 1922|| ||Lt.|
|15 Feb 1930|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
|30 Jun 1933|| ||Cdr.|
|31 Dec 1937|| ||Capt.|
|8 Jul 1947|| ||Rear-Admiral|
|1 Dec 1950|| ||Vice-Admiral|
|30 Mar 1954|| ||Admiral|
|10 May 1960|| ||Admiral of the fleet|
Warship Commands listed for Charles Edward Lambe, RN
|HMS Dunedin (D 93)||Capt.||Light cruiser||2 Jan 1939||3 Sep 1940|
|HMS Illustrious (87)||Capt.||Aircraft Carrier||31 May 1944||31 Jul 1945|
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2 Mar 1940
The British light cruiser HMS Dunedin (Capt. C.E. Lambe, CVO, RN) intercept the German merchant Heidelberg (6530 GRT) west of the Windward Passage. However before the German ship can be captured she is scuttled by her own crew.
8 Mar 1940
The British light cruiser Dunedin (Capt. C.E. Lambe, CVO, RN) and the Canadian destroyer Assiniboine (Cdr. E. Mainguy, RCN) intercept and capture the German merchant Hannover near Jamaica.
The Hannover later became the first British escort carrier, British escort carrier HMS Audacity.
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