Harry Marcus Crews Sanders DSO, DSC, RD, RNR
|Birth details unknown|
|Died||17 Oct 1941||HMS Gladiolus|
Warship Commands listed for Harry Marcus Crews Sanders, RNR
|HMS Preston North End (FY 230)||Lt.Cdr.||ASW Trawler||11 Nov 1939|
|HMS Gladiolus (K 34)||Lt.Cdr.||Corvette||16 Mar 1940||17 Oct 1941 (+)|
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Corvette HMS Gladiolus (K 34)
30 Jun 1940
HMS Gladiolus (Lt.Cdr. H.M.C. Sanders, RNR) picks up 16 survivors from a lifeboat of the British merchant Llanarth that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-30 on 28 June about 220 nautical miles west by south of Ushant in position 47°30'N, 10°30'W.
1 Jul 1940 (position 48.03, -11.30)
German U-boat U-26 was scuttled south-west of Ireland, in position 48°03'N, 11°30'W after being heavily damaged by depth charges from the British corvette HMS Gladiolus (Lt.Cdr. H.M.C. Sanders, RNR) and bombs from an Australian Sunderland aircraft (10 Sqn RAAF/H).
27 Jun 1941 (position 60.24, -29.00)
German U-boat U-556 was sunk in the North Atlantic south-west of Iceland, in position 60°24'N, 29°00'W, by depth charges from the British corvettes HMS Nasturtium (Lt.Cdr. R.C. Freaker, RNR), HMS Celandine (Lt.Cdr. A. Harrison, RNR) and HMS Gladiolus (Lt.Cdr. H.M.C. Sanders, DSO, DSC, RNR).
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