Edmond Rollo Mainguy OBE, RCN

Born  11 May 1901Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Died  29 Apr 1979(77)Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada


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Ranks

15 Feb 1919 Mid.
15 Dec 1919 A/S.Lt.
9 May 1922 Lt.
15 Mar 1929 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1936 Cdr.
1 Jun 1941 Capt.
1 Jul 1947 Rear-Admiral
1 Dec 1951 Vice-Admiral

Retired: 1 Jan 1956


Decorations

1 Jan 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
1 Jan 1943 OBE

Warship Commands listed for Edmond Rollo Mainguy, RCN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMCS Assiniboine (I 18)Cdr.Destroyer10 Sep 19392 Apr 1940
HMCS Ottawa (i) (H 60)Cdr.Destroyer2 Apr 194020 Jul 1941
HMS Uganda (66)Capt.Light cruiser15 Aug 194421 Oct 1944
HMCS Uganda (66)Capt.Light Cruiser21 Oct 19444 Jul 1946

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Events related to this officer

Destroyer HMCS Ottawa (i) (H 60)


25 Sep 1940
HMCS Ottawa (Cdr. E.R. Mainguy, RCN) picks up 56 survivors from the British merchant Sulairia that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-43 356 nautical miles west of Achill Head in position 53°43'N, 20°10'W.

HMCS Ottawa also picks up 64 survivors from the British merchant Eurymedon that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-29 366 nautical miles west of Achill Head in position 53°34'N, 20°23'W.

23 Nov 1940
The Dutch merchant Bussum is torpedoed and sunk of the north-west coast of Ireland in position 55°39'N, 08°58'W by German U-boat U-100. HMCS Ottawa (Cdr. E.R. Mainguy, RCN) picks up 29 survivors.


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