Monday, July 19/2021@19:36-CAPTAIN Fredericj Johnny WALKER, R.N., D.S.O., 3 BARS, M.I.D., ROYAL NAVY…WAS BURIED AT SEA ON JULY 11/1944…DUE TO OVERWORKED-STRESS-BRAIN HEMORAGE. Captain WALKER, R/N/. 3 BARS, M/I/D/. R/N/. was THE Allied World’s TOP NAVAL ANTI-SUBMARINE ACE, and WITH HIS 2ND SUPPORT GROUP…was CREDITED with OVER 22 U-BOAT SINKINGS; and UNTIL this DAY…the Royal Naval Historical Boars/Admiralty…is STILL ACCUMULATING RE-ASSESSMENTS…=OR AT LEAST THEY SHOULD BE!!!
H.M.C.S. HURON G 24 our R.C.N., TRIBAL CLASS DESTROYER…SHIP’S COMPLEMENT WAS PART OF THE HONOUR GUARD…FOR Captain WALKER’S FUNERAL , and OVER 1, 000 PEOPLE ATTENDED THE FUNERAL of THE WORLD’S NUMBER ONE U-BOAT KILLER…Captain Frederick Johnny WALKER, D.S.O., 3 BARS , M.I.D.,, R.N.
Blog credit: MSW…Weapons and Warfare, and Roger Littwiller.
Yours Aye: Killick Vison…Brian CANUCK Murza, W.W.II Naval Researcher-Published Author, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.
Out With U-boat Killer Number 1; the Second Escort Group’s Success. 26 January To 25 February 1944, on Board HMS Starling. With the 2nd Escort Group, Commanded by Captain F J Walker, CB, DSO and Two Bars, on His Most Recent and Most Successful Patrol. Three of the Group’s Six U-boat “kills” Were Made Within 16 Hours. The sloop WOODPECKER goes into the attack and Captain Walker shouts encouragement to her through the loud hailer.
To the end of the war the main anti-U-boat weapon would continue to be the 300-lb depth charge. The outstanding practitioner with this was Captain Walker, whose 2nd Escort Group accounted for fourteen U-boats while under his command. Walker’s high peak of achievement was his 27- day cruise in the Western Approaches between 31 January and 26 February, 1944. In the course of this the 2nd Escort Group sank no fewer than six U-boats; the…
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