Benjamin Andrew Rogers DSC, RD, RNR

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28 Mar 1931 Lt.
28 Mar 1939 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1944 Cdr.

Retired: 5 Aug 1956


Jan 1943 RD
14 Nov 1944 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
3 Jul 1945 DSC
8 Jun 1963 OBE

Warship Commands listed for Benjamin Andrew Rogers, RNR

HMS Campanula (K 18)Lt.Cdr.Corvette26 Nov 194216 Aug 1943
HMS Spey (K 246)Lt.Cdr.Frigate30 Aug 19433 Feb 1944
HMS Loch Fada (K 390)Lt.Cdr.Frigate4 Feb 19443 Sep 1945

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Corvette HMS Campanula (K 18)

7 Feb 1943
HMS Campanula (Lt.Cdr. B.A. Rogers, RD, RNR) and HMS Mignonette (Lt H.H. Brown, RNR) together pick up the 37 survivors from the British merchant Afrika that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-402 in the North Atlantic in position 55°16'N, 26°31'W.

Frigate HMS Loch Fada (K 390)

27 Feb 1945 (position 49.46, -5.47)
German U-boat U-1279 was sunk in the English Channel, in position 49°46'N, 05°47'W, by depth charges from the British frigates HMS Labuan (T/A/Lt.Cdr. V.D.H. Bidwell, DSC, RNR) and HMS Loch Fada (Cdr. B.A. Rogers, RD, RNR) and the British sloop HMS Wild Goose (Cdr. D.E.G. Wemyss, DSO, DSC and Bar, RN).

27 Feb 1945 (position 49.56, -5.20)
German U-boat U-1018 was sunk in the Channel south of Penzance, in position 49°56'N, 05°20'W, by depth charges (Squid) from the British frigate HMS Loch Fada (Cdr. B.A. Rogers, RD, RNR). Two survivors were picked up by the frigate.

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