James Godfrey Wood Deneys DSO, OBE, RN

Born  30 Jul 1897


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Ranks

1 Feb 1916 Mid.
15 Sep 1917 S.Lt.
15 Feb 1919 Lt.
15 Feb 1927 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jul 1942 Cdr. (retired)

Retired: 30 Jul 1942


Decorations

6 May 1941 DSO
14 Jun 1945 OBE

Warship Commands listed for James Godfrey Wood Deneys, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Vanoc (H 33)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer9 Feb 193915 Dec 1941

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Events related to this officer

Destroyer HMS Vanoc (H 33)


4 Aug 1940
HMS Vanoc (Lt.Cdr. J.G.W. Deneys, RN) picks up 37 survivors from the British merchant Gogovale and 34 survivors from the British merchant King Alfred that were torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-52 about 300 nautical miles west-north-west of Bloody Foreland in position 56°59'N, 17°38'W.

17 Mar 1941
German U-boat U-100 was sunk at 0318hrs on 17 March 1941 south-east of Iceland, in approximate position 61N, 12W, after being rammed and depth charged by the British destroyers HMS Walker (Cdr. D.G.F.W. MacIntyre, RN) and HMS Vanoc (Lt.Cdr. J.G.W. Deneys, RN).

27 Jul 1941
HMS Vanoc (Lt.Cdr. J.G.W. Deneys, DSO, RN) picks up 6 survivors from the British merchant Hawkinge that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-203 about 800 nautical miles south-west of Fastnet in position 44°55'N, 17°44'W.

28 Aug 1941
HMS Vanoc (Lt.Cdr. J.G.W. Deneys, DSO, RN) picks up 58 survivors from the British merchant Otaio that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-558 about 330 nautical miles west by north of Fastnet Rock in position 52°16'N, 17°50'W.


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