Colin Douglas Maud DSO, DSC, RN
|Born||21 Jan 1903|
Retired: 7 Jul 1956
Warship Commands listed for Colin Douglas Maud, RN
|HMS Icarus (D 03)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||3 May 1937||Sep 1942|
|HMS Somali (F 33)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||Sep 1942||20 Sep 1942|
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Destroyer HMS Icarus (D 03)
29 Nov 1939 (position 60.53, 2.47)
German U-boat U-35 was sunk in the North Sea, in position 60°53'N, 02°47'E, by depth charges from the British destroyers HMS Icarus (Lt.Cdr. C.D. Maud, RN), HMS Kingston (Lt.Cdr. P. Somerville, RN) and HMS Kashmir (Cdr. H.A. King, RN).
10 Apr 1940
On 10 April 1940 the German merchant ship Alster was captured by the British destroyer HMS Icarus (Cdr. C.D. Maud, DSC, RN) in the Vestfjord, north of Bod? and was escorted to Britain by the British trawler HMS Ullswater (~ (Sub-Lt. D.R. Stavert, RN). The vessel was renamed Empire Endurance by the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT). NOTES:- Empire Endurance. History: built as German Alster for Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen. On 18 March 1940 taken over by Kriegsmarine and used as troop transport in operation Weser?bung, the invasion of Norway.
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