Henry Townsend Powell, RN

Born  23 Jul 1903

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30 Apr 1924 S.Lt.
30 Sep 1925 Lt.
30 Sep 1933 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1940 Cdr.

Retired: 23 Jul 1953


Warship Commands listed for Henry Townsend Powell, RN

HMS Kent (54)Cdr.Heavy cruiser21 Dec 1944Jan 1945

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Heavy cruiser HMS Kent (54)

21 Dec 1944
HMS Kent (Capt. G.A.B. Hawkins, DSC, MVO, RN) arrived at Gare Loch from Scapa Flow. She was put into Reserve ' Category B '. She was to be ready for steam in 14 days if required. (1)


  1. ADM 53/119642 + ADM 199/1427 + ADM 199/2558

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