James Douglas Prentice DSO, DSC, RCN
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Warship Commands listed for James Douglas Prentice, RCN
|HMCS Chambly (K 116)||T/A/Cdr.||Corvette||26 Mar 1941||13 Nov 1942|
|HMCS Ottawa (ii) (H 31)||T/Cdr.||Destroyer||19 May 1944||9 Sep 1944|
|HMCS Qu'appelle (H 69)||T/Cdr.||Destroyer||10 Sep 1944||4 Dec 1944|
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Corvette HMCS Chambly (K 116)
8 Jun 1941
HMCS Chambly (A/Cdr J.D. Prentice, RCN) picks up 18 survivors from the British merchant Baron Nairn that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-108 in the North Atlantic west of Cape Race in position 47°35'N, 39°02'W.
22 Feb 1942
HMCS Chambly (Cdr. J.D. Prentice, RCN) ended a refit at Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
11 Jun 1942
HMCS Chambly (Cdr. J.D. Prentice, RCN) picks up 45 survivors from the British merchant Pontypridd that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-94 in the North Atlantic of St. John's in position 49°50'N, 41°37'W.
Destroyer HMCS Ottawa (ii) (H 31)
7 Jul 1944 (position 50.32, -0.23)
German U-boat U-678 was sunk in the English Channel south-west of Brighton, in position 50°32'N, 00°23'W, by depth charges from the Canadian destroyers HMCS Ottawa, HMCS Kootenay and the British corvette HMS Statice.
18 Aug 1944 (position 45.52, -2.36)
German U-boat U-621 was sunk in the Bay of Biscay near La Rochelle, in position 45°52'N, 02°36'W, by depth charges from the Canadian destroyers HMCS Ottawa (Cdr. J.D. Prentice, DSO, RCN), HMCS Kootenay (A/Lt.Cdr. W.H. Willson, RCN) and HMCS Chaudiere (A/Lt.Cdr. C.P. Nixon, RCN).
20 Aug 1944 (position 48.16, -5.33)
The depth charge attacks made by the Canadian destroyers HMCS Ottawa (Cdr. J.D. Prentice, DSO, RCN), HMCS Kootenay (A/Lt.Cdr. W.H. Willson, RCN) and HMCS Chaudiere (A/Lt.Cdr. C.P. Nixon, RCN) in the Bay of Biscay west of Brest, in position 48°16'N, 05°33'W, were earlier credited with the destruction of the German U-boat U-984, but were carried out against a nonsub target.
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