Leo Patrick Bourke DSC, RNZNR

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23 Feb 1928 T/S.Lt.
18 Jul 1932 Lt.
18 Jul 1940 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1945 Cdr.
30 Jun 1950 Capt.


19 Dec 1944 DSC
15 May 1945 Bar to DSC
9 Jun 1949 OBE

Warship Commands listed for Leo Patrick Bourke, RNZNR

HMS Dacres (K 472)Lt.Cdr.Frigate7 Aug 1943Dec 1943
HMS Bayntun (K 310)Lt.Cdr.Frigate15 Dec 1943mid 1945

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Frigate HMS Bayntun (K 310)

3 Feb 1945 (position 61.21, 2.00)
German U-boat U-327 was sunk in the Norwegian Sea north-west of Bergen, in position 61°21'N, 02°00'E, by depth charges from the British frigates HMS Bayntun (Lt.Cdr. L.P. Bourke, DSC, RD, RNZNR), HMS Braithwaite (Lt.Cdr. P.J. Stoner, RN) and HMS Loch Eck (Lt.Cdr. R.C. Freaker, DSO and Bar, DSC, RD, RNR).

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