Albert Ayre DSO, RD, RNR
|Birth details unknown|
Retired: 19 Sep 1935
Warship Commands listed for Albert Ayre, RNR
|HMS Scottish (FY 245)||Lt.Cdr. (retired)||ASW Trawler||6 Nov 1940||Dec 1940|
|HMS Kingston Jacinth (4.45)||Lt.Cdr. (retired)||ASW Trawler||Dec 1940||Feb 1941|
|HMS Primrose (K 91)||Lt.Cdr. (retired)||Corvette||12 Feb 1941||24 Sep 1942|
|HMS Lagan (K 259)||Lt.Cdr. (retired)||Frigate||24 Sep 1942||late 1943|
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Corvette HMS Primrose (K 91)
8 Aug 1942
HMS Primrose (Lt.Cdr. A. Ayre, RNR (retired)) picks up 54 survivors from the Greek merchant Mount Kassion that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-176 and 7 survivors from the British merchant Anneberg that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-379 in convoy SC-94 southeast of Cape Farwell in position 56°30'N, 32°14'W.
Frigate HMS Lagan (K 259)
12 May 1943 (position 46.30, -25.40)
German U-boat U-89 was sunk in the Northern Atlantic, in position 46°30'N, 25°40'W by a Swordfish aircraft (Sqdn. 811) from the British escort carrier HMS Biter (Capt. E.M.C. Abel Smith, RN), the British destroyer HMS Broadway (Lt.Cdr. E.H. Chevasse, RN) and the British frigate HMS Lagan (Lt.Cdr. A. Ayre, RNR).
13 May 1943 (position 48.37, -22.39)
German U-boat U-753 was sunk in the North Atlantic, in position 48°37'N, 22°39'W, by depth charges from the Canadian corvette HMCS Drumheller (Lt. L.P. Denny, RCNR), the British frigate HMS Lagan (Lt.Cdr. A. Ayre, RNR) and depth charges from a Canadian Sunderland aircraft (RCAF Sqdn. 423/G).
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