Richard Been Stannard VC, DSO, RD, RNR
|Born||21 Aug 1902||Blyth, Northumberland, England|
|Died||22 Jul 1977||(74)|
Lt.Cdr. Richard Been Stannard
Retired: 14 Jul 1954
Warship Commands listed for Richard Been Stannard, RNR
|HMS Arab (FY 202)||Lt.||ASW Trawler||5 Feb 1940||Oct 1940|
|HMS Stanley (I 73)||A/Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||23 Oct 1940||early 1941|
|HMS Ramsey (G 60)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||4 Mar 1941||16 Nov 1942|
|HMS Vimy (D 33)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||1 Dec 1942||28 Mar 1943|
|HMS Peacock (U 96)||Lt.Cdr.||Sloop||3 Mar 1944||Jun 1945|
Captain Stannard VC went on to become Marine Superintendent of the Orient Line in Australia, Based in Sydney.
Events related to this officer
Sloop HMS Peacock (U 96)
2 Sep 1944 (position 69.47, 4.10)
German U-boat U-394 was sunk in the Norwegian Sea some nautical miles south-east of Jan Mayen island, Norway, in position 69°47'N, 04°10'E, by rockets and depth charges from a Swordfish aircraft (Sqdn. 825) from the British escort carrier HMS Vindex (Capt. H.T.T. Bayliss, RN), and the British destroyers HMS Keppel (Cdr. I.J. Tyson, DSO, DSC, RNR) and HMS Whitehall (Lt.Cdr. P.J. Cowell, DSC, RN) and the British sloops HMS Mermaid (Lt.Cdr. J.P. Mosse, RN) and HMS Peacock (Lt.Cdr. R.B. Stannard, VC, DSO, RNR).
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