Edward Bernard Tancock DSC, RN
|Born||6 Jan 1902|
Retired: 6 Jan 1947
Warship Commands listed for Edward Bernard Tancock, RN
|HMS Forester (H 74)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||31 Jan 1939||Jan 1942|
|HMS Cockchafer (T 72)||Lt.Cdr.||River gunboat||Oct 1944||Jan 1945|
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Destroyer HMS Forester (H 74)
8 Mar 1941
The British merchants Lahore and Tielbank are torpedoed and sunk north of the Cape Verde Islands in position 20°51'N, 20°32'W by German U-boat U-124. HMS Forester (Lt.Cdr. E.B. Tancock, DSC, RN) later picks up 82 survivors from the Lahore and 62 from the Tielbank.
HMS Faulknor, and HMS Forester together pick up 107 survivors from the British merchant Nardana that was also torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-124 north of the Cape Verde Islands in position 20°51'N, 20°32'W.
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