Ralph Spearing Winder DSC, OBE, RNR
|Born ||22 Jul 1906|
|Died ||22 Jun 1941||(34)||HMS Visenda|
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|1 Jan 1941|| ||OBE|
|22 Jul 1941|| ||DSC (posthumous)|
Warship Commands listed for Ralph Spearing Winder, RNR
Career informationRalph Spearing
Winder or 'Spear' as he was known to his family was the son of Ralph Humphries
Winder and Edith
Winder nee Cole. He was an only child. His mother died when he was 6. He grew up in Belle View, Manchester and attended Macclesfied Grammar School.
Events related to this officer
23 Mar 1941 (position 62.37, -16.47)
German U-boat U-551 was sunk in the North Atlantic south of Iceland, in position 62°37'N, 16°47'W, by depth charges from the British anti-submarine trawler HMS Visenda (Lt. R.S. Winder, OBE, RNR).
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