Roderick Cosmo Gordon DSO, RN

Born  7 Feb 1902

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15 Sep 1921 A/S.Lt.
15 May 1922 S.Lt.
15 Mar 1924 Lt.
15 Mar 1932 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1938 Cdr.

Retired: 17 Feb 1952


14 Jan 1941 DSO

Warship Commands listed for Roderick Cosmo Gordon, RN

HMS Wolverine (D 78)Cdr.Destroyer31 Jul 193927 Nov 1939
HMS Intrepid (D 10)Cdr.Destroyer4 Dec 193916 Sep 1941
HMS Savage (G 20)Cdr.Destroyer15 Mar 194311 Dec 1943
HMS Boxer (F 121)Cdr.Tank landing shipJan 194521 Mar 1946

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Destroyer HMS Intrepid (D 10)

13 Feb 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
On or around 13 February 1940 German U-boat U-54 hit a mine in the barrage Field No. 4 or Field No. 6 laid by the British destroyers HMS Ivanhoe (Cdr. B. Jones, DSC, RN) HMS Intrepid (Cdr. R.C. Gordon, RN) in the North Sea on 2 and 13/14 January 1940.

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