John William Grant DSO, RN

Born  2 Feb 1902

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15 Sep 1921 A/S.Lt.
15 May 1922 S.Lt.
15 Mar 1924 Lt.
15 Mar 1932 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1939 Cdr.
31 Dec 1943 Capt.

Retired: 8 Jul 1953


24 Feb 1942 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
9 Jun 1942 DSO

Warship Commands listed for John William Grant, RN

HMS Penelope (97)Cdr.Light cruiser15 Jun 194210 Aug 1942
HMS Searcher (D 40)Capt.Escort Carrier23 Jan 1945Oct 1945 ?

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Escort Carrier HMS Searcher (D 40)

4 May 1945 (position 68.43, 16.34)
German U-boat U-711 was sunk at Kilbotn, near Harstad, Norway, in position 68°43,7'N, 16°34,6'E, by depth charges from Avenger and Wildcat aircraft (846, 853 and 882 Sqn FAA) of the British escort carriers HMS Searcher, HMS Trumpeter and HMS Queen.

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