Norman Henry Richards DSC, RNR

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12 Nov 1939 T/Lt.
12 Aug 1940 T/A/Lt.Cdr.


24 Jul 1945 DSC

Warship Commands listed for Norman Henry Richards, RNR

HMS Evadne (FY 009)T/A/Lt.Cdr.Armed Yacht20 Nov 194417 Oct 1945

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Armed Yacht HMS Evadne (FY 009)

19 Feb 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
German U-boat U-300 was badly damaged in the Strait of Gibraltar, in position 35°54'N, 05°43'W, by depth charges from the British armed yacht HMS Evadne (A/T/Lt.Cdr. N.H. Richards, RNR). The U-boat was subsequently sunk by gunfire from the British minesweepers HMS Recruit (A/Cdr. A.E. Doran, DSC, RN) and HMS Pincher (T/A/Lt.Cdr. C.B. Blake, RNVR) on 22 February.

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