Charles Shea Thomas, RNR

Born  24 Aug 1913Fulham
Died  Feb 1985(71)Surrey


17 Jan 1937 S.Lt.
24 Jun 1937 Lt.
24 Jun 1945 Lt.Cdr.


Warship Commands listed for Charles Shea Thomas, RNR

HMS Lotus (ii) (K 130)Lt.Corvette3 Sep 194327 Jun 1944

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Corvette HMS Lotus (ii) (K 130)

4 Oct 1943
HMS Lotus (Lt. C.S. Thomas, RNR) picked up survivors while on escort duty for convoy UGS.18 Leaving Hampton Roads on the 15th September for Port Said arriving 13th October 1943. Ship SS Fort Fitzgerald bound from New York to Alexandria, the ship was near Cape Tenes, west of Algiers (36deg42N/01deg17E). when she was severely damaged by German aircraft and had to be sunk the following day by one of the escorting destroyers. Several of the crew were killed and survivors dropped off in Algiers. (1)


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