Ian Reddie Hamilton Black, RN

Born  17 May 1898

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15 May 1918 S.Lt.
15 May 1920 Lt.
15 May 1928 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1934 Cdr.
Jan 1941 A/Capt.

Retired: 17 May 1948


25 Jan 1944 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
13 Jun 1946 CBE

Warship Commands listed for Ian Reddie Hamilton Black, RN

HMS Fearless (H 67)Cdr.Destroyer15 Jul 194028 Dec 1940
HMS Cairo (D 87)A/Capt.Light cruiser14 Jan 194131 Jan 1942

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Light cruiser HMS Cairo (D 87)

7 Jun 1941
HMS Cairo (Capt. I.R.H. Black, RN) picks up 35 survivors from the Dutch merchant Eibergen that was sunk by German U-boat U-75 about 650 miles north of the Azores in position 48°02'N, 25°06'W.

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