Edward Michael Conolly Abel Smith, RN
|Born ||3 Dec 1899|
|Died ||3 Dec 1985||(86)|
|15 Nov 1917|| ||A/S.Lt.|
|15 May 1918|| ||S.Lt.|
|15 May 1920|| ||Lt.|
|15 May 1928|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
|30 Jun 1933|| ||Cdr.|
|30 Jun 1940|| ||Capt.|
|8 Jul 1949|| ||Rear-Admiral|
|1 Sep 1952|| ||Vice-Admiral|
Retired: 14 Feb 1958
Warship Commands listed for Edward Michael Conolly Abel Smith, RN
|HMS Biter (D 97)||Capt.||Escort carrier||Jan 1942||Jul 1943|
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Escort carrier HMS Biter (D 97)
25 Apr 1943 (position 55.05, -42.25)
German U-boat U-203 was sunk south of Cape Farewell, Greenland, in position 55°05'N, 42°25'W, by depth charges from a Swordfish aircraft (811 Sqn FAA/L) of the British escort carrier HMS Biter (Capt. E.M.C. Abel Smith, RN) and by the British destroyer HMS Pathfinder (Cdr. E.A. Gibbs, DSO and 2 Bars, RN).
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