Roy Hawthornthwaite, RNVR

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12 Jun 1941 T/S.Lt.
12 Jun 1942 T/Lt.


5 Dec 1944 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

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HMS Salamander (J 86)T/Lt.Minesweeper5 Aug 19441 Oct 1944

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Minesweeper HMS Salamander (J 86)

27 Aug 1944
HMS Salamander (Lt. R.R. Hawthornthwaite, RNVR) together with HMS Britomart (Lt.Cdr. A.J. Galvin, DSC, RNR), HMS Hussar (Lt.Cdr. Nash, MBE, RNR) and HMS Jason (Cdr. T.G.P. Crick, DSC and Bar, RN) was mistakenly fired upon by RAF Typhoons off Cap d'Antifer near Le Havre on Sunday 27 August 1944. An Arctic veteran - she was badly damaged astern and never saw service again. (1)


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