Ralph Lindsay Fisher DSC, DSC, OBE, RN

Born  18 Jun 1903


15 Sep 1923 A/S.Lt.
30 Mar 1924 S.Lt.
30 Oct 1925 Lt.
30 Oct 1933 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1939 Cdr.
30 Jun 1945 Capt.
7 Jul 1954 Rear-Admiral

Retired: 15 Jan 1957


3 Jun 1941 OBE
5 Jan 1944 DSC
5 Jan 1944 DSC
1 Jan 1957 CB

Warship Commands listed for Ralph Lindsay Fisher, RN

HMS Wakeful (i) (H 88)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer18 Dec 193929 May 1940
HMS Musketeer (G 86)Cdr.Destroyer6 Oct 194320 Feb 1945

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Destroyer HMS Musketeer (G 86)

8 Oct 1943
HMS Musketeer (Cdr. R.L. Fisher, OBE, DSO, RN) picks up 44 survivors from the Polish destroyer ORP Orkan that was torpedoed and sunk south-west of Iceland in position 56°30'N, 26°26'W by German U-boat U-378.

8 Oct 1943
44 survivors picked up by Musketeer from the Polish warship sunk by u-378 of Iceland. There were four Medals awarded for bravely to the crew of the Musketeer by the Polish Government. Two officers and two ratings went over the side into the Arctic water to save the 44 Polish sailors. They were awarded "the Polish Cross of Merit with Cross Swords" my Brother was one, A.B. Ken Carman. (1)


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