Edward Playne DSC, RNVR

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16 Aug 1940 T/Lt.
??? T/A/Lt.Cdr.


11 Jun 1942 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
29 May 1945 DSC
11 Sep 1945 Bar to DSC

Warship Commands listed for Edward Playne, RNVR

HMS Angle (FY 201)T/Lt.ASW Trawler9 Apr 194119 Mar 1943
HMS Sardonyx (H 26)T/A/Lt.Cdr.DestroyerJul 1943Feb 1944
HMS Calder (K 349)T/A/Lt.Cdr.FrigateFeb 1944late 1945

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ASW Trawler HMS Angle (FY 201)

9 Mar 1942 (position 63.10, -13.16)
HMS Angle (T/Lt E. Playne, RNVR) picks up the sole survivor from HMS Notts County which was sunk by the German submarine U-701 southeast of Iceland. She was herself missed by three torpedoes fired by the U-boat in two unsuccessful attacks during this encounter.

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