Robert Alastair Ewing DSC, RN
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|1 Sep 1929|| ||A/S.Lt.|
|1 Apr 1930|| ||S.Lt.|
|1 Oct 1931|| ||Lt.|
|1 Oct 1939|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
|31 Dec 1942|| ||Cdr.|
|31 Dec 1947|| ||Capt.|
|7 Jan 1957|| ||Rear-Admiral|
|22 Jul 1960|| ||Vice-Admiral|
Retired: 9 Aug 1962
Warship Commands listed for Robert Alastair Ewing, RN
|HMS Cattistock (L 35)||Lt.Cdr.||Escort destroyer||< Aug 40||24 Jun 1941|
|HMS Offa (G 29)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||29 Jul 1941||12 Mar 1943|
|HMS Diomede (D 92)||Cdr.||Light cruiser||9 Aug 1943||18 Feb 1945|
|HMS Cheviot (R 90)||Cdr.||Destroyer||1 May 1945||16 Jun 1947|
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Destroyer HMS Offa (G 29)
14 Sep 1942
HMS Offa (Lt.Cdr. R.A. Ewing, RN) picks up survivors from the British tanker Atheltemplar that was torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-457 southwest of Bear Island.
The wreck of the Atheltemplar and later sunk by German U-boat U-408 with a few rounds from the 88mm gun.
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