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eMedals-An early D.S.M., B.E.M. Submariner’s Group

Item: GB0209

An early D.S.M., B.E.M. Submariner’s Group

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An early D.S.M., B.E.M. Submariner’s Group

of Eight, Chief Petty Officer Kenneth Barron, HM Submarine "Salmon", the first British Submarine to sink a German U Boat U36 on December 4th, 1939. Distinguished Service Medal, George VI R., officially engraved: K.BARRON, P.O. TEL. J.X. 229635 H.M.S. SALMON 1939; British Empire Medal, officially engraved: C.P.O.TEL KENNETH BARRON D.S.M.; 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Pacific Star; Defence Medal; War Medal (these un named as issued); Long Service & Good Conduct Medal, George VI R., impressed: JX 129635 K. BARRON. C.P.O. TEL. H.M.S. DOLPHIN. Good very fine or better, court mounted as worn. D.S.M. L.G. 23 December, 1939; B.E.M. L.G. 11 June, 1946 "For War Services in the Far East". Action details: Five enemy destroyers, covered by the Light Cruisers LEIPZIG, NUERNBERG, and KOELN, laid a large contact mine filed off the Tyne. This force was searched for by Bomber Command but without success. At dawn of the 13th December, 1939, whilst on patrol in the Heligoland Bight, the force was sighted by H.M.S. Salmon, who attacked and hit both LEIPZIG and NUERNBERG. Heavy counter attacks prevented the submarine from reporting this action for some five hours, and the enemy force made good its retreat. Nine days previously the Salmon had sunk the German U.36 with torpedoes. A very early submariner?s awards for action against major German Naval units. Sold with considerable research.
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