Charles William Leadbetter, RNR

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15 Oct 1939 S.Lt.
24 Mar 1940 Lt.
??? A/Lt.Cdr.
24 Mar 1948 Lt.Cdr.

Retired: 19 Nov 1958


21 Nov 1946 RD

Warship Commands listed for Charles William Leadbetter, RNR

HMS Oxlip (K 123)Lt.CorvetteMay 194210 Apr 1944
HMS Pevensey Castle (K 449)A/Lt.Cdr.Corvette16 Apr 1944Sep 1944
HMS Loch Shin (K 421)A/Lt.Cdr.Frigate13 Nov 1944Jan 1945
HMS Papua (K 588)A/Lt.Cdr.Frigate26 Jan 194527 May 1945
HMS Loch Scavaig (K 648)A/Lt.Cdr.Frigate9 Jun 1945mid 1946

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Frigate HMS Papua (K 588)

4 Feb 1945 (position 55.17, -6.44)
German U-boat U-1014 was sunk in the North Channel east of Malin Head, in position 55°17'N, 06°44'W, by depth charges from the British frigates HMS Loch Scavaig (Lt.Cdr. C.W. Hancock, RNR), HMS Nyasaland (T/A/Lt.Cdr. J. Scott, DSC, RNVR), HMS Papua (A/Lt.Cdr. C.W. Leadbetter, RNR) and HMS Loch Shin (Cdr. J.P. de W. Kitcat, RN).

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