Norman Vincent Dickinson DSO, DSC, RN

Born  29 May 1901London

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15 May 1921 S.Lt.
15 May 1923 Lt.
15 May 1931 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1936 Cdr.
30 Jun 1942 Capt.
7 Jul 1951 Rear-Admiral

Retired: 2 Jun 1954


1 Jan 1941 DSC
1 Jan 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
16 Mar 1943 DSO
21 Dec 1943 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
23 May 1944 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
7 Aug 1945 Bar to DSO
1 Jun 1953 CB

Warship Commands listed for Norman Vincent Dickinson, RN

HMS Scarborough (L 25 / U 25)Cdr.Sloop3 Jul 1940Feb 1941
HMS Vanquisher (D 54)Cdr.DestroyerFeb 19417 Jun 1942
HMS Ready (J 223)Capt.Minesweeper30 Jul 1945Jan 1947

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Destroyer HMS Vanquisher (D 54)

19 May 1941
HMS Vanquisher (Cdr. N.V. Dickinson, DSC, RN) picks up 2 survivors from the British merchant Empire Ridge that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-96 90 nautical miles west of Bloody Foreland in position 55°08'N, 10°40'W.

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