Denis Jermain DSC, RN
|Born||20 Nov 1917||Torquay, Devon, England, U.K.|
|Died||26 Oct 2007||(89)|
Retired: 25 Jun 1973
Warship Commands listed for Denis Jermain, RN
|HMS MTB 309 (MTB 309)||Motor Torpedo Boat|
|HMS MTB 315 (MTB 315)||Motor Torpedo Boat|
|HMS MTB 31 (MTB 31)||Lt.||Motor Torpedo Boat||5 Jul 1940||1 Jul 1941|
|HMS Manners (K 568)||Lt.||Frigate||16 Dec 1943||27 Nov 1944|
|HMS Duckworth (K 351)||Lt.||Frigate||Feb 1945||23 Jul 1945|
Career information1939-40 MTB 18 in command 1940 MTB 1 in command, MTB 24 in command, MTB 1 in command 1940-41 MTB 31 in command 1941 MTB 261 in command, MTB 57 in command 1941-42 Senior Officer 15th MTB Flotilla 1942-43 Senior Officer 10th MTB Flotilla 1951 HMS Cygnet in command 1951-52 HMS Peacock in command 1956-57 HMS Jamaica Executive Officer 1957-58 HMS Lagos in command 1961-63 20th Frigate Squadron in Command (HMSs Rothsay and Yarmouth). 1967-69 HMS London in command
He was also in command of the training establishment, HMS Raleigh from 1963-65
Appointed ADC to The Queen 7 Jan. 1969
He finished his career as Commodore Superintendent Contract Built Ships with the rank of Commodore.
Events related to this officer
Frigate HMS Manners (K 568)
26 Oct 1944 (position 45.50, -40.15)
The Norwegian corvette Rose was rammed and sunk in the North Atlantic in position 45°50'N, 40°15'W by the British frigate HMS Manners
Frigate HMS Duckworth (K 351)
27 Feb 1945 (position 49.51, -6.06)
German U-boat U-1208 was sunk in the English Channel south-east of Isles of Scilly, in position 49°51'783N, 06°06'750W, by depth charges from the British frigates HMS Duckworth (A/Lt.Cdr. D. Jermain, DSC and Bar, RN) and HMS Rowley (Lt.Cdr. F.J.G. Jones, RNR).
26 Mar 1945 (position 49.56, -5.22)
German U-boat U-399 was sunk in the English Channel near Land's End, in position 49°56'N, 05°22'W, by depth charges from the British frigate HMS Duckworth (Lt. D. Jermain, DSC and Bar, RN).
29 Mar 1945 (position 49.58, -5.25)
German U-boat U-1169 was sunk in the English Channel south of Lizard Point, in position 49°58'N, 05°25'W, by depth charges from the British frigate HMS Duckworth (Lt. D. Jermain, DSC and Bar, RN).
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