Thomas Arthur Charles Pakenham, RN

Born  4 Oct 1900

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1 May 1917 Mid.
15 Sep 1919 A/S.Lt.
15 May 1920 S.Lt.
15 Jun 1921 Lt.
15 Jun 1929 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1935 Cdr.
31 Dec 1942 Capt.

Retired: 8 Jan 1952


Warship Commands listed for Thomas Arthur Charles Pakenham, RN

HMS Black Swan (L 57 / U 57)Cdr.Sloop26 Apr 19415 Mar 1943

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Sloop HMS Black Swan (L 57 / U 57)

25 Oct 1942
HMS Black Swan (Cdr. T.A.C. Pakenham, RN) picks up 34 survivors from the British merchant Empire Star that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-615 two days earlier north of the Azores in position 48°14'N, 26°22'W. The sloop rescued 27 more survivors from the same ship the next day and landed the survivors in Liverpool on 30 October.

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