John Hamilton Stubbs DSC, RCN

Born  5 Jun 1912
Died  29 Apr 1944(31)HMCS Athabaskan (i) (G 07)


1 May 1936 Lt.
??? A/Lt.Cdr.
1 May 1943 Lt.Cdr.


9 Sep 1944 DSC (posthumous)

Warship Commands listed for John Hamilton Stubbs, RCN

HMCS Assiniboine (I 18)A/Lt.Cdr.Destroyer12 Feb 19411 Oct 1942
HMCS Athabaskan (i) (G 07)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer6 Nov 194329 Apr 1944 (+)

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Destroyer HMCS Assiniboine (I 18)

31 Aug 1941
HMCS Assiniboine (A/Lt.Cdr. J.H. Stubbs, RCN) picks up 3 survivors from the British merchant Embassage that was torpedoed and sunk on 27 August 1941 by German U-boat U-557 about 100 nautical miles west of Achill Island in position 54°00'N, 13°00'W.

9 Jun 1942
The destroyer HMCS Assiniboine (A/Lt.Cdr. J.H. Stubbs, RCN) picks up 4 survivors from the French corvette FFL Mimosa (K 11) that was sunk by the German U-boat U-124 about 600 nautical miles south-east of Cape Farewell in position 52°12'N, 32°37'W.

6 Aug 1942 (position 54.24, -39.37)
German U-boat U-210 was sunk in the North Atlantic south of Cape Farewell, Greenland, in position 54°24'N, 39°37'W, by depth charges, gunfire and ramming from the Canadian destroyer HMCS Assiniboine (A/Lt.Cdr. J.H. Stubbs, RCN).

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