Eric Nelson Groom, RNR

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15 Feb 1940 S.Lt.
15 Aug 1942 Lt.

Retired: 15 Aug 1950


8 Feb 1950 RD

Warship Commands listed for Eric Nelson Groom, RNR

HMS Birdlip (T 218)Lt.ASW Trawler3 Nov 1942late 1943

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ASW Trawler HMS Birdlip (T 218)

30 Apr 1943
HMS Birdlip (Lt. E.N. Groom, RNR) picks up 77 survivors from the British merchant Bandar Shahpour, 39 survivors from the British merchant Corabella, 73 survivors from the Dutch merchant Kota Tjandi and 111 survivors from the British merchant Nagina that were all torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-515 from convoy TS-37 about 130 miles southwest of Freetown.

HMS Arran (T/Lt. D.S. Hutton, RNR) and HMS Birdlip together pick up 97 survivors from the British merchant City of Singapore that was torpedoed and sunk in a second attack on the convoy by the same U-boat on 1 May.

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