Edward Wheeler DSC, RD, RNR

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31 Jul 1928 Lt.
31 Jul 1936 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1941 Cdr.

Retired: 1 Jul 1950


Oct 1941 RD
11 May 1945 DSC

Warship Commands listed for Edward Wheeler, RNR

HMS Crocus (K 49)Lt.Cdr.Corvette14 Aug 194026 Jan 1942
HMS Loch Dunvegan (K 425)Cdr.Frigate21 Feb 194412 Aug 1945

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Frigate HMS Loch Dunvegan (K 425)

24 Aug 1944 (position 72.49, 30.41)
German U-boat U-354 was sunk in the Barents Sea north-east of North Cape, in position 72°49'N, 30°41'E, by depth charges from the British sloop HMS Mermaid (Lt.Cdr. J.P. Mosse, RN) and the British frigate HMS Loch Dunvegan (Cdr. E. Wheeler, RD, RNR).

14 Feb 1945 (position 61.36, -1.35)
German U-boat U-989 was sunk in the Norwegian Sea north of the Shetland Islands, in position 61°36'N, 01°35'W, by depth charges from the British frigates HMS Bayntun (Lt.Cdr. L.P. Bourke, DSC, RD, RNZNR), HMS Braithwaite (Lt.Cdr. P.J. Stoner, RN), HMS Loch Eck (Lt.Cdr. R.C. Freaker, DSO and Bar, DSC, RD, RNR) and HMS Loch Dunvegan (Cdr. E. Wheeler, RD, RNR).

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