Harry Percy Kendall Oram, RN

Born  23 Oct 1894
Died  Nov 1988(94)

Ranks

4 Jun 1915 A/S.Lt.
4 Feb 1916 S.Lt.
8 Apr 1917 Lt.
8 Apr 1925 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1930 Cdr.
30 Jun 1936 Capt.

Retired: 5 Jul 1945


Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Harry Percy Kendall Oram, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Cairo (D 87)Capt.Light cruiser23 Aug 19391 Feb 1940
HMS Hawkins (D 86)Capt.Heavy cruiser6 May 19402 Feb 1942

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Heavy cruiser HMS Hawkins (D 86)


3 Jan 1941
HMS Hawkins (Capt. H.P.K. Oram, RN) picks up 9 survivors from the British tanker British Premier that was torpedoed and sunk on 24 December 1940 by German U-boat U-65 200 nautical miles south-west of Freetown in position 06°20'N, 13°20'W.

12 Feb 1941
HMS Hawkins (Capt. H.P.K. Oram, RN) intercepts the German merchant Uckermark (7021 GRT) near Massawa, Eritrea. The Germans scuttled their ship when Hawkins approached.


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