Edric Guy Philip Bromfield Knapton DSC, RN

Born  23 Nov 1910

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1 Sep 1931 S.Lt.
1 Jan 1934 Lt.
1 Jan 1942 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1946 Cdr.


3 Sep 1945 DSC

Warship Commands listed for Edric Guy Philip Bromfield Knapton, RN

HMS Buttermere (FY 205)Lt.ASW Whaler19 Dec 193930 May 1940
HMS ML 130 (ML 130)Lt.Motor Launch28 Oct 1940Sep 1941
HMS Loch Glendhu (K 619)Lt.Cdr.Frigate16 Dec 1944Aug 1946

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Frigate HMS Loch Glendhu (K 619)

12 Apr 1945 (position 53.39, -5.03)
German U-boat U-1024 was captured on 12 April 1945 in the Irish Sea south of Isle of Man, in position 53°39'N, 05°03'W by the British frigates HMS Loch Glendhu (Lt.Cdr. E.G.P.B. Knapton, RN) and HMS Loch More (Lt.Cdr. R.A.D. Cambridge, DSC, RD, RNR). The frigates attempted to tow her to port but the boat sank while underway on 13 April 1945.

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