David Creagh Beatty DSC, RN

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1 Oct 1937 Lt.
1 Nov 1944 A/Lt.Cdr.
1 Oct 1945 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1951 Cdr.

Retired: 23 Nov 1959


21 Dec 1943 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
17 Nov 1944 DSC
24 Nov 1944 Bar to DSC
11 Jun 1946 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for David Creagh Beatty, RN

HMS Brissenden (L 79)Lt.Escort destroyer10 Jan 194313 Sep 1943
HMS Forester (H 74)Lt.Destroyer9 Jul 194417 Apr 1945
HMS Termagent (R 89)A/Lt.Cdr.DestroyerSep 1945early 1946

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Destroyer HMS Forester (H 74)

20 Aug 1944 (position 50.21, -0.01)
German U-boat U-413 was sunk in the English Channel south of Brighton, in position 50°21'N, 00°01'W, by depth charges from the British escort destroyer HMS Wensleydale (A/Lt.Cdr. W.P. Goodfellow, RNVR) and the British destroyers HMS Forester (Lt. D.C. Beatty, RN) and HMS Vidette (T/A/Lt.Cdr. G.S. Wooley, RNVR).

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