SHEAN Maxwell Henry (Max) DSO

RAN Born Perth WA 6 July 1918 Died Claremont WA 15 June 2009

Service No: Commissioned.  RAN HMAS Rushcutter 1940-41 anti submarine warfare. 1941-42 HMS Bluebell, Pacific 1942-45. 1943 successful attack on Battleship Tirpitz. 1944 shipping in Bergen, Norway. Cable cutting off Saigon. Awarded American Bronze Star 1945.  Author Corvette and Submarine 1992. 10 yrs RANR. Retired Lieutenant Commander. Awarded the Companion of the Distinguished Service Order (Imperial) (DSO) – HM Submarine X24 in attack on floating dock near Bergen: 13 June 1944. Father of Ruth Shean.

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