Francis Peter Baker DSC, RN
|Birth details unknown|
Retired: 27 Jun 1963
Warship Commands listed for Francis Peter Baker, RN
|HMS Skate (H 39)||Lt.||Destroyer||3 Jul 1940||9 Feb 1942|
|HMS Campbell (D 60)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||7 Oct 1944||early 1945|
|HMS Rapid (H 32)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||Feb 1945||late 1945|
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Destroyer HMS Skate (H 39)
22 Sep 1940
HMS Skate (Lt. F.P. Baker, DSC, RN) picks up 55 survivors from the British tanker Torinia that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-100 about 340 nautical miles west of Bloody Foreland in position 54°55'N, 18°17'W.
24 Sep 1940
HMS Skate (Lt. F.P. Baker, DSC, RN) picks up 45 survivors from the British merchant Scholar, that was torpedoed and damaged on 22 September 1940 by German U-boat U-100 about 340 nautical miles west of Bloody Foreland in position 55°11'N, 17°58'W. On 23 September 1940 the Scholar was taken in tow by the British rescue tug HMRT Marauder (Lt. W.J. Hammond) in position 55?10'N, 17?49'W. On the 24th the tow was abandoned in position 54°38'N, 16°40'W and the wreck of the Scholar was scuttled by HMS Skate.
18 Jun 1941
HMS Skate (Lt. F.P. Baker, DSC, RN) picks up 70 survivors from the British merchant Norfolk that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-552about 175 nautical miles northwest of Malin Head in position 57°17'N, 11°14'W.
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