Charles Patrick Balfry DSC, RCNR

Born   1904Hamshire UK
Died   1990(86)Collie W Australia

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15 Feb 1939 T/Lt.
1 Jan 1944 T/A/Lt.Cdr.
1 Jan 1945 T/Lt.Cdr.


20 Mar 1945 DSC

Warship Commands listed for Charles Patrick Balfry, RCNR

HMCS Shawinigan (K 136)T/Lt.Corvette28 Jul 19414 Jan 1944
HMCS Annan (ii) (K 404)T/A/Lt.Cdr.Frigate11 Mar 194426 May 1945
HMCS Dunver (K 03)T/Lt.Cdr.Frigate27 May 1945

Career information

After the Navy he went into civilian shipping. He became director of shipping in Ottawa.

Events related to this officer

Frigate HMCS Annan (ii) (K 404)

16 Oct 1944 (position 60.59, -4.49)
German U-boat U-1006 was sunk south-west of Faeroes, in position 60°59'N, 04°49'W, by depth charges from the Canadian frigate HMCS Annan (A/Lt.Cdr C.P. Balfry, RCNR).

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