John Hubert Ackland Benians DSC, RN

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1 Mar 1936 S.Lt.
1 Jan 1938 Lt.
1 May 1945 A/Lt.Cdr.
1 Jan 1946 Lt.Cdr.

Retired: 11 Apr 1960


22 Sep 1942 DSC

Warship Commands listed for John Hubert Ackland Benians, RN

HMS Wolfhound (I 56)Lt.Destroyer22 Mar 194316 Dec 1944
HMS Lauderdale (L 95)Lt.Escort destroyer1 Feb 1945mid 1946

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Escort destroyer HMS Lauderdale (L 95)

9 Aug 1945
Lauderdale's last tour with the Royal Navy was her refit for loan to Greece.

Her route was as follows:
9 August 45 Portsmouth
12 August 45 Gibraltar
13 August 45 Casablanca
16 August 45 Freetown
31 August 45 Cape town
6 September 45 Durban dry-dock for refit
She left Durban on 16 January 1946 with a crew of 152 to Gibraltar via Aden, Port Said, Suez and Malta
Handed over to Greece on 7 May 1946. (1)


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