Evelyn David John Abbot DSC, RN

Born  16 Mar 1902St Marylebone district, London
Died  29 Apr 1979(77)

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15 May 1922 S.Lt.
15 Mar 1924 Lt.
15 Mar 1932 Lt.Cdr.
16 Mar 1947 Cdr. (retired)

Retired: 16 Mar 1947


6 Jan 1943 DSC

Warship Commands listed for Evelyn David John Abbot, RN

HMS Gleaner (J 83)Lt.Cdr.MinesweeperDec 1941early 1942
HMS Erne (U 03)Lt.Cdr.Sloop17 Mar 1942Nov 1943
HMS Enchantress (L 56 / U 56)Lt.Cdr.Sloop7 Nov 1943Jan 1945

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Sloop HMS Erne (U 03)

29 Aug 1942
HMS Erne (Lt.Cdr. E.D.J. Abbot, RN) scuttles the Dutch merchant Zuiderkerk with depth charges. The Zuiderkerk was torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-566 west-north-west of Lisbon, Portugal in position 40°20'N, 16°02'W.

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