Rodney Charles Vesey Thomson DSC, RN

Born  6 Feb 1904

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15 Nov 1925 S.Lt.
15 Nov 1927 Lt.
15 Nov 1935 Lt.Cdr. (retired)
6 Feb 1944 Cdr. (retired)

Retired: 1 Nov 1934


9 Nov 1943 DSC

Warship Commands listed for Rodney Charles Vesey Thomson, RN

HMS Newmarket (G 47)Lt.Cdr. (retired)DestroyerJun 19424 Feb 1943
HMS Black Swan (L 57 / U 57)Lt.Cdr. (retired)Sloop5 Mar 194326 Mar 1945
HMS Chelmer (K 221)Cdr. (retired)FrigateMar 1945mid 1945

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Sloop HMS Black Swan (L 57 / U 57)

2 Apr 1943 (position 41.02, -15.39)
German U-boat U-124 was sunk west of Oporto, in position 41°02'N, 15°39'W, by depth charges from the British corvette HMS Stonecrop (Lt.Cdr. J.P. Smythe, RNR) and the British sloop HMS Black Swan (Lt.Cdr. R.C.V. Thomson, RN).

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