Clark Anderson Rutherford, RCN

Birth details unknown
Died  13 Sep 1942HMCS Ottawa (i) (H 60)


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Ranks

1 Sep 1934 Mid.
1 Sep 1936 S.Lt.
15 Apr 1938 Lt.
??? A/Lt.Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Clark Anderson Rutherford, RCN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMCS St. Francis (I 93)Lt.Destroyer26 Aug 19413 Jul 1942
HMCS Ottawa (i) (H 60)A/Lt.Cdr.Destroyer5 Jul 194213 Sep 1942 (+)

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Events related to this officer

Destroyer HMCS Ottawa (i) (H 60)


10 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMCS Ottawa (A/Lt.Cdr. C.A. Rutherford, RCN) picks up 24 survivors from the British steam tanker Empire Oil that was sunk by the German U-boats U-659 and U-584 southwest of Iceland. However, one of them died of wounds and 16 others when the destroyer was herself torpedoed and sunk a few days later.

Media links


U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor


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