Robert Arthur Dillon Cambridge DSC, RD, RNR

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25 Sep 1933 Lt.
25 Sep 1941 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1948 Cdr.

Retired: 15 Apr 1956


17 Nov 1942 DSC
Oct 1943 RD
11 Sep 1945 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for Robert Arthur Dillon Cambridge, RNR

HMS Arctic Pioneer (FY 164)Lt.ASW TrawlerMay 1940Nov 1940
HMS Kingcup (K 33)Lt.Corvette30 Nov 19403 Jun 1943
HMS Tees (K 293)Lt.Cdr.Frigate1 Jul 19434 Sep 1944
HMS Loch More (K 639)Lt.Cdr.Frigate14 Oct 194417 Feb 1946

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Corvette HMS Kingcup (K 33)

29 Mar 1941
HMS Kingcup (Lt. R.A.D. Cambridge, RNR) picks up two survivors from the Belgian merchant Limbourg that was torpedoed and sunk earlier that day by the German U-boat U-48 about 170 miles south of Reykjavik in position 61°18’N, 22°05’W.

11 Dec 1941
HMS Kingcup (Lt.Cdr. R.A.D. Cambridge, DSC, RNR) picks up 33 survivors from the British merchant Kirnwood and 56 survivors from the British merchant Kurdistan that were torpedoed and sunk the previous day by German U-boat U-130 west of Rockall in position 56°57'N, 16°35'W.

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