John George Hilliard DSC, RNZNVR
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|19 Jun 1932|| ||Lt.|
|19 Jun 1940|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
|30 Jun 1945|| ||Cdr.|
|31 Dec 1951|| ||Capt.|
Warship Commands listed for John George Hilliard, RNZNVR
|HMS Blackthorn (T 100)||Lt.Cdr.||MS Trawler||23 Jul 1940||late 1941|
|HMNZS Tui (T 234)||Lt.Cdr.||MS Trawler||26 Nov 1941||29 Jul 1944|
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MS Trawler HMNZS Tui (T 234)
19 Aug 1943
HMNZS Tui, along with some American OS2U Kingfisher float planes of VS-57, attack and sink the Japanese submarine I-17 40 miles SE of Noumea. The I-17 had been the first Axis warship to shell North America when she shelled the Ellwood Oil Field near Santa Barbara, California. (1)
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