Charles George Cuthbertson DSC, RNR

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11 Jul 1931 Lt.
11 Jul 1939 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1943 Cdr.

Retired: 11 Jan 1953


1 Jan 1941 DSC
25 Aug 1942 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
1 Jan 1946 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for Charles George Cuthbertson, RNR

HMS Olvina (FY 154)Lt.Cdr.ASW Trawler16 Oct 19399 Sep 1940
HMS Hibiscus (K 24)Lt.Cdr.Corvette10 Oct 1940Feb 1941
HMS Zinnia (K 98)Lt.Cdr.Corvette4 May 194123 Aug 1941
HMS Scimitar (H 21)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer20 Jun 1942Jul 1943
HMS Helford (K 252)Cdr.Frigate26 Jul 1943early 1946

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Corvette HMS Hibiscus (K 24)

18 Oct 1940
The British merchant Sandsend is torpedoed and sunk 254 nautical miles west-north-west of Rockall in position 58°12'N, 21°29'W by German U-boat U-48. HMS Hibiscus (Lt.Cdr. R. Phillips, RNR) later picks up 34 survivors.

Corvette HMS Zinnia (K 98)

9 Aug 1941
HMS Zinnia (Lt.Cdr. C.G. Cuthberston, DSC, RNR) picks up 3 survivors from the British merchant Cape Rodney that foundered west of Ushant in position 52°44'N, 11°41'W after being torpedoed and damaged on 5 August 1941 west of Ireland in position 53°26'N, 15°40'W by German U-boat U-75.

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U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor
(£ 38.25)

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