Nigel Hubert George Austen DSO, RN
|Born ||19 Sep 1910||Thirsk|
|Died ||13 Dec 2001||(91)|
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|16 Sep 1931||S.Lt.|
|16 Mar 1934||Lt.|
|16 Mar 1942||Lt.Cdr.|
|30 Jun 1944||Cdr.|
|31 Dec 1950||Capt.|
Retired: 7 Jan 1960
Warship Commands listed for Nigel Hubert George Austen, RN
|HMS Hasty (H 24)||Lt.||Destroyer||10 Dec 1941||15 Jun 1942|
|HMS Orwell (G 98)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||18 Aug 1942||Jan 1943|
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23 Dec 1941
German U-boat U-79 was sunk in the Mediterranean north of Sollum, in position 32°15'N, 25°19'E, by depth charges from the British destroyers HMS Hasty (Lt. N.H.G. Austen, RN) and HMS Hotspur (Lt. T.D. Herrick, DSC, RN).