Richard Dickon Herbert Stephen Pankhurst DSC, RN
|Born ||3 Dec 1907||London, England|
|Died ||5 May 1991||(83)||Cape Town, South Africa|
|1 May 1929|| ||A/S.Lt.|
|1 Jun 1929|| ||S.Lt.|
|1 Oct 1931|| ||Lt.|
|1 Oct 1939|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
|3 Dec 1952|| ||Cdr. (retired)|
Retired: 3 Dec 1952
Warship Commands listed for Richard Dickon Herbert Stephen Pankhurst, RN
|HMS Chelsea (I 35)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||9 Sep 1940||19 Jul 1941|
|HMS Fortune (H 70)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||7 Oct 1941||31 May 1943|
|HMS Meteor (G 73)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||20 Oct 1944||late 1945|
Born London 3 Dec 1907, died Cape Town, South Africa, 5 May 1991.
Events related to this officer
21 Nov 1942
HMS Fortune (Lt.Cdr. R.D.H.S. Pankhurst, RN) picks up 62 survivors from the American merchant Pierce Butler that was torpedoed and sunk the previous day by German U-boat U-177 east of Durban, South-Africa in position 29°40'S, 36°35'E.
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