Eric Percival Hinton DSO, RN

Born  26 Jul 1902


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Ranks

15 Jan 1922 A/S.Lt.
15 Oct 1922 S.Lt.
15 Oct 1924 Lt.
15 Oct 1932 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1939 Cdr.
30 Jun 1947 Capt.

Retired: 7 Jul 1956


Decorations

12 Aug 1934 MVO
16 Aug 1940 DSO
30 Jul 1942 Bar to DSO

Warship Commands listed for Eric Percival Hinton, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Britomart (J 22)Lt.Cdr.Minesweeper28 Jun 193928 May 1940
HMS Halcyon (J 42)Cdr.Minesweeper30 May 194015 Oct 1940
HMS Harrier (J 71)Cdr.Minesweeper17 Dec 194016 Jul 1942
HMS Queenborough (G 70)Cdr.Destroyer29 Jul 1942Sep 1944

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Events related to this officer

Minesweeper HMS Harrier (J 71)


17 Jan 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Harrier (Cdr. E.P. Hinton, DSO, RN) picks up two survivors from the British destroyer HMS Matabele that was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-454 in the Barents Sea in position 69°21'N, 35°27'E.

31 Mar 1942
HMS Harrier (Cdr. E.P. Hinton, DSO, RN) picks up 17 survivors from the American merchant Effingham that was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarines U-456 and U-435 in the Barents Sea in position 70°28'N, 35°44'E.


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