William Roland Stacey DSC, RCNR

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10 Sep 1938 Lt.
1 Jun 1943 A/Lt.Cdr.
1 Jan 1945 Lt.Cdr.
1 Jul 1948 Cdr.


20 Mar 1945 DSC

Warship Commands listed for William Roland Stacey, RCNR

HMCS Malpeque (J 148)Lt.Minesweeper4 Aug 194127 Apr 1943
HMCS Ettrick (K 254)A/Lt.Cdr.Frigate29 Jan 194415 Mar 1944
HMCS Saint John (K 456)A/Lt.Cdr.Frigate21 Feb 194418 Feb 1945
HMCS Mimico (K 485)Lt.Cdr.Corvette26 Jan 19451 Feb 1945
HMCS Matane (K 444)Lt.Cdr.Frigate4 Feb 194528 Mar 1945
HMCS Saint John (K 456)Lt.Cdr.Frigate2 Apr 194519 Jun 1945

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Frigate HMCS Saint John (K 456)

1 Sep 1944 (position 49.54, -5.49)
German U-boat U-247 was sunk in the Channel about 11 nautical miles south-east of Lands End, in position 49°54'N, 05°49'W, by depth charges from the Canadian frigates HMCS Saint John (A/Lt.Cdr. W.R. Stacey, RCNR) and HMCS Swansea (Lt.Cdr. A.F.C. Layard, DSO, RN).

16 Feb 1945 (position 58.09, -2.23)
German U-boat U-309 was sunk in the North Sea east of the Moray Firth, in position 58°09'N, 02°23'W, by depth charges from the Canadian frigate HMCS Saint John (Lt.Cdr. W.R. Stacey, RCNR)

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