Erroll Norman Sinclair DSC, RN

Born  6 Mar 1909

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1 May 1929 A/S.Lt.
1 Apr 1930 S.Lt.
1 Aug 1932 Lt.
1 Aug 1940 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1946 Cdr.
31 Dec 1952 Capt.
30 Sep 1964 Vice-Admiral


29 Jul 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
6 Oct 1944 DSC
8 Jun 1963 CB

Warship Commands listed for Erroll Norman Sinclair, RN

HMS Fortune (H 70)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer2 Nov 1940mid 1941
HMS Antelope (H 36)Lt.Cdr.DestroyerAug 19414 Oct 1943
HMS Eskimo (F 75)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer1 Feb 1944Dec 1945

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Destroyer HMS Eskimo (F 75)

24 Jun 1944 (position 49.01, -5.35)
German U-boat U-971 was sunk in the English Channel north of Brest, in position 49°01'N, 05°35'W, by depth charges from the British destroyer HMS Eskimo (Lt.Cdr. E.N. Sinclair, DSC, RN), the Canadian Destroyer HMCS Haida (Cdr. H.G. De Wolf, DSO, RCN) and depth charges from a Czech Liberator aircraft (Sqdn. 311/O).

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