Edward Wheeler DSC, RD, RNR
|Birth details unknown|
Retired: 1 Jul 1950
Warship Commands listed for Edward Wheeler, RNR
|HMS Crocus (K 49)||Lt.Cdr.||Corvette||14 Aug 1940||26 Jan 1942|
|HMS Loch Dunvegan (K 425)||Cdr.||Frigate||21 Feb 1944||12 Aug 1945|
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Frigate HMS Loch Dunvegan (K 425)
24 Aug 1944 (position 72.49, 30.41)
German U-boat U-354 was sunk in the Barents Sea north-east of North Cape, in position 72°49'N, 30°41'E, by depth charges from the British sloop HMS Mermaid (Lt.Cdr. J.P. Mosse, RN) and the British frigate HMS Loch Dunvegan (Cdr. E. Wheeler, RD, RNR).
14 Feb 1945 (position 61.36, -1.35)
German U-boat U-989 was sunk in the Norwegian Sea north of the Shetland Islands, in position 61°36'N, 01°35'W, by depth charges from the British frigates HMS Bayntun (Lt.Cdr. L.P. Bourke, DSC, RD, RNZNR), HMS Braithwaite (Lt.Cdr. P.J. Stoner, RN), HMS Loch Eck (Lt.Cdr. R.C. Freaker, DSO and Bar, DSC, RD, RNR) and HMS Loch Dunvegan (Cdr. E. Wheeler, RD, RNR).
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