Charles Benjamin Blake, RNVR

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28 Aug 1940 T/Lt.
??? T/A/Lt.Cdr.


1 Jan 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
24 Jul 1945 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for Charles Benjamin Blake, RNVR

HMS Pincher (J 294)T/A/Lt.Cdr.Minesweeper28 Mar 1944Oct 1945

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Minesweeper HMS Pincher (J 294)

22 Feb 1945 (position 36.29, -8.20)
German U-boat U-300 was sunk in the North Atlantic west of Cadiz, in position 36°29'N, 08°20'W, by gunfire from the British minesweepers HMS Recruit (A/Cdr. A.E. Doran, DSC, RN) and HMS Pincher (T/A/Lt.Cdr. C.B. Blake, RNVR), after being badly damaged by depth charges from the British armed yacht HMS Evadne (A/T/Lt.Cdr. N.H. Richards, RNR) on 19 February.

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