Richard Been Stannard VC, DSO, RD, RNR
|Born||21 Aug 1902||Blyth, Northumberland, England|
|Died||22 Jul 1977||(74)|
Retired: 14 Jul 1954
Warship Commands listed for Richard Been Stannard, RNR
|HMS Arab (FY 202)||Lt.||ASW Trawler||5 Feb 1940||Oct 1940|
|HMS Stanley (I 73)||A/Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||23 Oct 1940||early 1941|
|HMS Ramsey (G 60)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||4 Mar 1941||16 Nov 1942|
|HMS Vimy (D 33)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||1 Dec 1942||28 Mar 1943|
|HMS Peacock (U 96)||Lt.Cdr.||Sloop||3 Mar 1944||Jun 1945|
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Destroyer HMS Vimy (D 33)
4 Feb 1943
German U-boat U-187 was sunk in the North Atlantic, in position 50°12'N, 36°35'W, by depth charges from the British destroyers HMS Vimy (Lt.Cdr. R.B. Stannart, VC, RNR) and HMS Beverley (Lt.Cdr. R.A Price, RN).
Sloop HMS Peacock (U 96)
24 Aug 1944
German U-boat U-354 was sunk in the Barents Sea north-east of North Cape, in position 72°49'N, 30°41'E, by depth charges from the British sloops HMS Mermaid (Lt.Cdr. J.P. Mosse, RN) and HMS Peacock (Lt.Cdr. R.B. Stannard, VC, DSO, RD, RNR), the British frigate HMS Loch Dunvegan (Cdr. E. Wheeler, RD, RNR) and the British destroyer HMS Keppel (Cdr. I.J. Tyson, DSO, DSC, RD, RNR).
2 Sep 1944
German U-boat U-394 was sunk in the Norwegian Sea some nautical miles south-east of Jan Mayen island, Norway, in position 69°47'N, 04°10'E, by rockets and depth charges from a Swordfish aircraft (Sqdn. 825) from the British escort carrier HMS Vindex (Capt. H.T.T. Bayliss, RN), and the British destroyers HMS Keppel (Cdr. I.J. Tyson, DSO, DSC, RNR) and HMS Whitehall (Lt.Cdr. P.J. Cowell, DSC, RN) and the British sloops HMS Mermaid (Lt.Cdr. J.P. Mosse, RN) and HMS Peacock (Lt.Cdr. R.B. Stannard, VC, DSO, RNR).