James Gavin Rankin DSC, RNR
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Warship Commands listed for James Gavin Rankin, RNR
|HMS Dianella (K 07)||T/Lt.||Corvette||3 Jan 1941||4 Jan 1943|
|HMS Trent (K 243)||T/A/Lt.Cdr.||Frigate||10 Jan 1943||Jun 1945|
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Corvette HMS Dianella (K 07)
29 Mar 1941
HMS Dianella (T/Lt. J.G. Rankin, RNR) picks up 36 survivors from the British merchant Germanic that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-48 south of Iceland in position 61°18'N, 22°05'W.
5 Jul 1942
The British merchant Empire Byron is torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-703 in the Barents Sea in position 76°18'N, 33°30'E. 63 survivors are later picked up HMS Dianella (T/Lt. J.G. Rankin, RNR).
Frigate HMS Trent (K 243)
10 Apr 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Trent (A/Lt.Cdr. J.G. Rankin, DSC, RNR) picks up 15 survivors from the Dutch merchant Blitar that was torpedoed and sunk by the German U-boat U-632 about 520 miles east of Cape Farewell on 6 April.
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