Edward Theodore Simmons DSO, RCNVR

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20 Feb 1940 T/Lt.
??? T/A/Lt.Cdr.
1 Jan 1944 T/Lt.Cdr.
3 Dec 1945 T/A/Cdr.

Retired: 3 Dec 1945


1 May 1943 DSO

Warship Commands listed for Edward Theodore Simmons, RCNVR

HMCS Port Arthur (K 233)T/Lt.Corvette30 Apr 19428 Jul 1943
HMCS Beacon Hill (K 407)T/Lt.Cdr.Frigate16 Apr 19445 Mar 1945
HMCS Beacon Hill (K 407)T/Lt.Cdr.FrigateAug 194512 Aug 1945

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Corvette HMCS Port Arthur (K 233)

19 Jan 1943 (position 37.06, 5.22)
British destroyer HMS Antelope (Lt.Cdr. E.N. Sinclair, RN) and the Canadian corvette HMCS Port Arthur (T/A/Lt.Cdr. E.T. Simmons, DSC, RCNVR) sank the Italian submarine Tritone (C.C. P. Monechi / 26 dead) near Bougie, Algeria in position 37°06'N, 05°22'E. The Italian submarine was on it's first war patrol. She had been commissioned on 10 October 1942.

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