Ralph Kerr DSC, RN

Born  16 Aug 1891Chelsea, London, England
Died  24 May 1941(49)HMS Hood

Ranks

15 Jan 1909 Mid.
30 Mar 1912 S.Lt.
28 Feb 1914 Lt.
28 Feb 1922 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1927 Cdr.
30 Jun 1935 Capt.

Decorations

11 Jul 1940 CBE
14 Oct 1941 DSC (posthumous)

Warship Commands listed for Ralph Kerr, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Broke (D 83)Capt.Destroyer31 Jul 193927 Sep 1939
HMS Hood (51)Capt.Battlecruiser15 Feb 194124 May 1941 (+)

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Events related to this officer

Battlecruiser HMS Hood (51)


24 May 1941
HMS Electra (Cdr. C.W. May, RN) rescued the 3 survivors from the British battlecruiser HMS Hood, which was sunk by the German battleship Bismarck, off Iceland.


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