Horace Temple Taylor Bayliss DSO, RN
|Born||16 Jan 1900|
Retired: 7 Jul 1950
Warship Commands listed for Horace Temple Taylor Bayliss, RN
|HMS Sandwich (L 12 / U 12)||Cdr.||Sloop||18 Apr 1939||30 Oct 1939|
|HMS Archer (D 78)||Capt.||Escort carrier||27 Jun 1943||7 Sep 1943|
|HMS Vindex (D 15)||Capt.||Escort Carrier||8 Sep 1943||26 Dec 1944|
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Escort Carrier HMS Vindex (D 15)
15 Mar 1944
German U-boat U-653 was sunk in the North Atlantic, in position 53°46'N, 24°35'W, by depth charges from a Swordfish aircraft of the British escort carrier HMS Vindex (Capt. H.T.T. Bayliss, RN), and by depth charges from the British sloops HMS Starling (Capt. F.J. Walker, CB, DSO and 2 Bars, RN) and HMS Wild Goose (Lt.Cdr. D.E.G. Wemyss, DSC and Bar, RN).
6 May 1944
German U-boat U-765 was sunk in the North Atlantic, in position 52?30'N, 28?28'W, by depth charges from 2 Swordfish aircraft (Sqdn. 825) of the British escort carrier HMS Vindex (Capt. H.T.T. Bayliss, RN) and the British frigates HMS Bickerton (Cdr. D.G.F.W. MacIntyre, DSO and 2 Bars, RN), HMS Bligh (A/Lt.Cdr. J.W. Cooper, RNR (retired)) and HMS Aylmer (Lt. A.D.P. Campbell, RN).
22 Aug 1944
German U-boat U-344 was sunk in the Barents Sea north-west of Bear Island, in position 74°54'N, 15°26'E, by depth charges from a British Swordfish aircraft from the escort carrier HMS Vindex (Sqdn. 825/X).
2 Sep 1944
German U-boat U-394 was sunk in the Norwegian Sea some nautical miles south-east of Jan Mayen island, Norway, in position 69°47'N, 04°10'E, by rockets and depth charges from a Swordfish aircraft (Sqdn. 825) from the British escort carrier HMS Vindex (Capt. H.T.T. Bayliss, RN), and the British destroyers HMS Keppel (Cdr. I.J. Tyson, DSO, DSC, RNR) and HMS Whitehall (Lt.Cdr. P.J. Cowell, DSC, RN) and the British sloops HMS Mermaid (Lt.Cdr. J.P. Mosse, RN) and HMS Peacock (Lt.Cdr. R.B. Stannard, VC, DSO, RNR).