Herbert Shaw, RNR

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27 Jan 1941 T/S.Lt.
23 Feb 1943 T/Lt.


18 Dec 1945 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for Herbert Shaw, RNR

HMS Sleuth (P 261)T/Lt.Submarine11 May 194513 May 1945
HMS Sleuth (P 261)T/Lt.Submarine25 May 194511 Jun 1945

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Submarine HMS Sleuth (P 261)

11 May 1945
HMS Sleuth (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) and HMS Solent (Lt.Cdr. J.D. Martin, DSC, RN) both arrive at Exmouth Gulf.

Lt. K.H. Martin left Sleuth there with a fever. The 1st Lt. temporary took command until Lt. J.C. Ogle took over on the 13th for the passage to Subic Bay. (1)

13 May 1945
HMS Sleuth (Lt. J.C. Ogle, DSC, RN) and HMS Solent (Lt.Cdr. J.D. Martin, DSC, RN) both depart Exmouth Gulf to return to their patrol area in the Eastern Java Sea.

They were to patrol there for a week and then proceed to Subic Bay, Philippines. This patrol was later cancelled and they were both ordered to proceed to Subic Bay directly. (1)

25 May 1945
HMS Sleuth (Lt. J.C. Ogle, DSC, RN) ended her 1st war patrol (1st in the South-East Pacific area) at Subic Bay. (1)


  1. ADM 199/1876

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