David Lampen DSO, RN

Born  15 Jan 1904

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15 May 1924 A/S.Lt.
15 Feb 1925 S.Lt.
15 Apr 1927 Lt.
15 Apr 1935 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1942 Cdr.

Retired: 15 Jan 1954


25 Aug 1942 DSO
1 Jan 1947 OBE

Warship Commands listed for David Lampen, RN

HMS Sharpshooter (J 68)Lt.Cdr.Minesweeper15 Oct 194020 May 1942
HMS Acute (J 106)Lt.Cdr.Minesweeper1 Jun 1942Feb 1943
HMS Rinaldo (J 225)Cdr.Minesweeper1 May 194330 Aug 1943

Career information

Commander David Lampen was Commodore of the Royal Gibraltar Yacht Club in 1952.

Events related to this officer

Minesweeper HMS Sharpshooter (J 68)

24 Mar 1942 (position 73.00, 21.00)
German U-boat U-655 was sunk in the Barents Sea south-east of Bear Island, in position 73°00'N, 21°00'E, by ramming from the British minesweeper HMS Sharpshooter (Lt.Cdr. D. Lampen, RN).

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