Harry Marcus Crews Sanders DSO, DSC, RD, RNR
|Birth details unknown|
|Died||17 Oct 1941||HMS Gladiolus|
Warship Commands listed for Harry Marcus Crews Sanders, RNR
|HMS Preston North End (FY 230)||Lt.Cdr.||ASW Trawler||11 Nov 1939|
|HMS Gladiolus (K 34)||Lt.Cdr.||Corvette||16 Mar 1940||17 Oct 1941 (+)|
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Corvette HMS Gladiolus (K 34)
30 Jun 1940
HMS Gladiolus (Lt.Cdr. H.M.C. Sanders, RNR) picks up 16 survivors from a lifeboat of the British merchant Llanarth that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-30 on 28 June about 220 nautical miles west by south of Ushant in position 47?30'N, 10?30'W.
1 Jul 1940
German U-boat U-26 was scuttled in the North Atlantic, in position 48°03'N, 11°30'W after being heavily damaged by depth charges from the British corvette HMS Gladiolus (Lt.Cdr. H.M.C. Sanders, RNR) and bombs from an Australian Sunderland aircraft (Sqdn 10/H).
27 Jun 1941
German U-boat U-556 was sunk in the North Atlantic south-west of Iceland, in position 60?24'N, 20?00'W, by depth charges from the British corvettes HMS Nasturtium (Lt.Cdr. R.C. Freaker, RNR), HMS Celandine (Lt.Cdr. A. Harrison, RNR) and HMS Gladiolus (Lt.Cdr. H.M.C. Sanders, DSO, DSC, RNR).