Robert Basil Stewart Tennant, RN
|Born||30 Jan 1905|
Retired: 30 Jan 1950
Warship Commands listed for Robert Basil Stewart Tennant, RN
|HMS Sardonyx (H 26)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||9 May 1940||14 Apr 1942|
|HMS Douglas (D 90)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||20 Apr 1942||21 Dec 1942|
|HMS Keppel (D 84 / I 84)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||25 Jan 1943||19 Apr 1943|
|HMS Witherington (D 76)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||19 May 1943||mid 1944|
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Destroyer HMS Douglas (D 90)
13 Nov 1942
The British merchant Louise Moller is torpedoed and sunk about 240 miles east by south of Durban, South-Africa in position 30°50'S, 35°54'E by German U-boat U-178. HMS Douglas (Lt.Cdr. R.B.S. Tennant, RN) later picks up 29 survivors.
Destroyer HMS Witherington (D 76)
2 Nov 1943
German U-boat U-340 was sunk at 0430hrs on 2 November 1943 near Tangier, in position 35°33'N, 06°37'W, by depth charges from the British sloop HMS Fleetwood (Cdr. W.B. Piggott, DSC, RD, RNR) and the British destroyers HMS Active (Lt.Cdr. P.G. Merriman, DSC, RN) and HMS Witherington (Lt.Cdr. R.B.S. Tennant, RN) and by depth charges from a British Wellington aircraft (Sqdn. 179/R).
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