Re: Per Edvard Danielsen
Posted by: RolfK
Date: June 24, 2007 12:55AM
P E Danielsen was born 13/5-1918. Second Lieutenant in RoNN 1/10-1939 and Lieutenant 1/8-1941.
Krigskors med sverd (The War Cross with sword)
St.Olavs medalje med eikegren (The Royal Norwegian order of St. Olav`s)
Krigsmedaljen (The War medal)
Daltagermedaljen /The Defence medal 1940-45)
Haakon VII`s 70 års medalje
British Distingguished Service Cross with 2 bars
British mentioned in Dispatches.
1939-40 Officer onboard destroyer GARM, CO TB SÆL and TB RAVN.
1940-41 Officer onboard destroyer DRAUG
1941-1942 CO onboard MTB
1942-1943 oficer onboard destroyer GLAISDALE
1943-44 CO of the 54.MTB flot.
On the 27. of July 1941 he was CO onboard MTB-56 and was on patrol in the Straits of Dover. On the night to 9.September 1941 a german convoy was observed heading north at Cap Blanc Nez. MTB-56 was not ready so Danielsen and his crew were ordered to embark the British MTB-54. The MTB-54, together with MTB-35 and 218, came in contact with the convoy, fired several torpedoes and returned safely to Dover. He probably sunk a german cargoship.