Stephen Hugh Norris DSO, DSC, RN
|Born||9 Sep 1903|
|Died||13 Nov 1944||(41)||Killed by a land mine in Yugoslavia|
Warship Commands listed for Stephen Hugh Norris, RN
|HMS Firedrake (H 79)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||4 Apr 1938||4 May 1942|
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Destroyer HMS Firedrake (H 79)
14 Sep 1939 (position 58.32, -11.49)
German U-boat U-39 was sunk west of Hebrides in position 58°32'N, 11°49'W by depth charges from the British destroyers HMS Faulknor (Capt. C.S. Daniel, RN), HMS Foxhound (Lt.Cdr. P.H. Hadow, RN) and HMS Firedrake (Lt.Cdr. S.H. Norris, RN).
4 Oct 1939
HMS Firedrake (Lt.Cdr. S.H. Norris, RN) picks up 16 survivors from the British merchant Glen Farg that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-23 about 60 nautical miles South-South-West of Sumburgh Head in position 58°52'N, 01°31'W.
18 Oct 1940
The Italian submarine Durbo was sunk east of Gibraltar by the British destroyers HMS Firedrake (Lt.Cdr. S.H. Norris, DSC, RN), HMS Wrestler (Lt. E.L. Jones, RN) and 2 London flying boats (RAF 202Sqn.)
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