Frederick Allen Beck, RCNVR
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Retired: 4 Sep 1945
Warship Commands listed for Frederick Allen Beck, RCNVR
|HMCS Battleford (K 165)||T/Lt.||Corvette||6 Oct 1942||5 Jul 1943|
|HMCS Battleford (K 165)||T/A/Lt.Cdr.||Corvette||1 Sep 1943||7 May 1944|
|HMCS Lasalle (K 519)||T/A/Lt.Cdr.||Frigate||8 May 1944||15 Mar 1945|
|HMCS Inch Arran (K 667)||T/Lt.Cdr.||Frigate||16 Mar 1945||23 Mar 1945|
|HMCS Lasalle (K 519)||T/Lt.Cdr.||Frigate||24 Mar 1945||2 Jul 1945|
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Events related to this officer
Corvette HMCS Battleford (K 165)
27 Dec 1942 (position 45.30, -25.40)
German U-boat U-356 was sunk in the North Atlantic north of the Azores, in position 45°30'N, 25°40'W, by depth charges from the Canadian destroyer HMCS St. Laurent (A/Cdr. G.S. Windeyer, RCN) and the Canadian corvettes HMCS Chilliwack (T/A/Lt.Cdr. L.L. Foxall, RCNR), HMCS Battleford (T/Lt. F.A. Beck, RCNVR) and HMCS Napanee (T/Lt. S. Henderson, RCNR). HMCS Napanee also picks up 25 survivors from the British merchant King Edward that was one of U-356's last victims.
HMCS Napanee also picks up 18 survivors from the Dutch merchant Soekaboemi that was torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-356. The damaged Soekaboemi was later sunk by U-441.
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