Kenneth Lloyd Dyer DSC, RCN

Born  7 Oct 1915Toungoo, Burma
Died  9 Oct 2000(85)Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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1 Oct 1933 Cadet
1 Jan 1937 S/Lt.
15 Feb 1938 Lt.
15 Jun 1942 A/Lt.Cdr.
15 Aug 1944 A/Cdr.
15 Aug 1944 Lt.Cdr.
1 Jul 1945 Cdr.
1 Jan 1949 Capt.
30 Jul 1957 Rear-Admiral
1 Aug 1964 Vice-Admiral

Retired: 2 Jul 1967


25 Nov 1942 DSC

Warship Commands listed for Kenneth Lloyd Dyer, RCN

HMCS Skeena (D 59)Lt.Destroyer20 May 19424 Jan 1943
HMCS Kootenay (H 75)A/Lt.Cdr.Destroyer14 Apr 194328 Mar 1944

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Destroyer HMCS Skeena (D 59)

31 Jul 1942 (position 49.59, -36.36)
German U-boat U-588 was sunk in the North Atlantic, in position 49°59'N, 36°36'W, by depth charges from the Canadian corvette HMCS Wetaskiwin (Lt.Cdr. G.S. Windeyer, RCN) and the Canadian destroyer HMCS Skeena (A/Lt.Cdr. D.L. Dyer, RCN).

Destroyer HMCS Kootenay (H 75)

22 May 1943
HMCS Kootenay (A/Lt.Cdr. K.L. Dyer, RCN) picks up 19 survivors from the Norwegian tanker Sandanger that was torpedoed and sunk on 12 May 1943 in the North Atlantic in position 46°00'N, 21°00'W by German U-boat U-221.

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