Ronald Clifford Freaker DSO, DSC, RD, RNR

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11 Apr 1927 S.Lt.
15 May 1930 Lt.
15 May 1938 Lt.Cdr.

Retired: 25 Jun 1948


9 Sep 1941 DSO
8 Apr 1942 RD
19 Oct 1943 Bar to DSO
1 Feb 1944 DSC
15 May 1945 Bar to DSC

Warship Commands listed for Ronald Clifford Freaker, RNR

HMS Nasturtium (K 107)Lt.Cdr.Corvette5 Jun 194129 Mar 1942
HMS Exe (K 92)Lt.Cdr.Frigate30 Mar 194229 Sep 1942
HMS Jed (K 235)Lt.Cdr.Frigate8 Sep 194211 Apr 1944
HMS Loch Eck (K 422)Lt.Cdr.Frigate4 Jul 194430 Mar 1945

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Corvette HMS Nasturtium (K 107)

3 Nov 1941
HMS Nasturtium (Lt.Cdr. R.C. Freaker, DSO, RNR) picks up 46 survivors from the British merchant Everoja that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-203 80 nautical miles east of Belle Island, Newfoundland in position 52°18'N, 53°05'W.

Frigate HMS Jed (K 235)

14 Jun 1943 (position 58.16, -28.20)
German U-boat U-334 was sunk in the North Atlantic south-west of Iceland, in position 58°16'N, 28°20'W, by depth charges from the British frigate HMS Jed (Lt.Cdr. H.C. Freaker, DSO, RNR) and the British sloop HMS Pelican (Cdr. G.N. Brewer, RN).

Frigate HMS Loch Eck (K 422)

17 Feb 1945 (position 61.32, 1.36)
German U-boat U-1278 was sunk in the North Sea north-west of Bergen, Norway in position 61°32'N, 01°36'E, by depth charges from the British frigates HMS Bayntun (Lt.Cdr. L.P. Bourke, DSC, RD, RNZNR) and HMS Loch Eck (Lt.Cdr. R.C. Freaker, DSO and Bar, DSC, RD, RNR).

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