George William Houchen OBE, RD, RNR
|Birth details unknown|
Retired: 31 Oct 1961
Warship Commands listed for George William Houchen, RNR
|HMS Northern Foam (4.76)||Lt.||ASW Trawler||5 Sep 1939||Oct 1940|
|HMS Carnation (K 00)||Lt.Cdr.||Corvette||18 Dec 1940||18 Jul 1942|
|HMS Kale (K 241)||Lt.Cdr.||Frigate||27 Aug 1942||2 Jan 1946|
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Frigate HMS Kale (K 241)
6 Dec 1942
On 6 and 7 December 1942, HMS Kale (Lt.Cdr. G.W. Houchen, OBE, RD, RNR) conducted D/G trials on the D/G range at Holy Loch. (1)
21 Apr 1943
HMS Kale (Lt.Cdr. G.W. Houchen, OBE, RNR) picks up 39 survivors from the Norwegian merchant Scebeli that was torpedoed and sunk south of Cape Farewell in position 56°07'N, 44°26'W by German U-boat U-191.
- ADM 53/115946
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