Eric Henry Tilden DSC, RN

Born  8 May 1905
Died  17 Dec 1942(37)HMS Firedrake

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30 May 1926 S.Lt.
30 May 1928 Lt.
30 May 1936 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1941 Cdr.


25 Jun 1940 DSC

Warship Commands listed for Eric Henry Tilden, RN

HMS Firedrake (H 79)Cdr.Destroyer1 Sep 194217 Dec 1942 (+)

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Destroyer HMS Firedrake (H 79)

26 Sep 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Firedrake (Cdr. E.H. Tilden, DSC, RN) picks up 36 survivors from the Norwegian merchant Olaf Fostenes that was torpedoed and sunk by the German U-boat U-380 east of Newfoundland in position 44°56'N, 41°05'W.

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U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor
(£ 38.25)

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