George William Emil Castens DSO, RN
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|15 Jan 1917|| ||Mid.|
|15 May 1918|| ||S.Lt.|
|15 May 1920|| ||Lt.|
|15 May 1928|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
|5 Oct 1932|| ||Lt.Cdr. (retired)|
|6 Jan 1943|| ||Cdr. (retired)|
Retired: 5 Oct 1932
Warship Commands listed for George William Emil Castens, RN
|HMS Ripley (G 79)||Lt.Cdr. (retired)||Destroyer||27 Jan 1942||23 Apr 1943|
|HMS Buxton (H 96)||Lt.Cdr. (retired)||Destroyer||23 Apr 1942||28 Apr 1942|
|HMS Stork (L 81 / U 81)||Cdr. (retired)||Sloop||28 Apr 1943||10 Jul 1944|
|HMS Wild Goose (U 45)||Cdr. (retired)||Sloop||8 Aug 1944||25 Aug 1944|
|HMS Starling (U 66)||Cdr. (retired)||Sloop||25 Aug 1944||28 Oct 1944|
|HMS Exe (K 92)||Cdr. (retired)||Frigate||23 Feb 1945||Jun 1945|
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Sloop HMS Stork (L 81 / U 81)
30 Aug 1943 (position 40.13, -19.24)
German U-boat U-634 was sunk in the North Atlantic east of the Azores, in position 40°13'N, 19°24'W, by depth charges from the British sloop HMS Stork (Cdr. G.W.E. Castens, (retired), RN) and the British corvette HMS Stonecrop (Lt.Cdr. J.P. Smythe, RNR).
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