Herbert Sharples Rayner DSC, RCN
|Born||16 Jan 1911||Clinton, Ontario, Canada|
|Died||30 May 1976||(65)||Ottawa, Ontario, Canada|
Warship Commands listed for Herbert Sharples Rayner, RCN
|HMCS Skeena (D 59)||Lt.||Destroyer||10 Mar 1940||1 Apr 1940|
|HMCS St. Laurent (H 83)||Lt.||Destroyer||14 Jul 1940||18 Feb 1942|
|HMCS Huron (G 24)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||19 Jul 1943||22 Sep 1944|
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Destroyer HMCS St. Laurent (H 83)
4 Sep 1940
HMCS St. Laurent (Lt. H.S. Rayner, RCN) picks up 89 survivors from the British merchant Titan that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-47 about 80 nautical miles south-west of Rockall in position 58°14'N, 15°50'W.
15 Sep 1940
The Canadian merchant Kenordoc is shelled and damaged about 44 nautical miles west-north-west of Rockall in position 57°42'N, 15°02'W by German U-boat U-99. HMCS St. Laurent (Lt. H.S. Rayner, RCN) later picks up 13 survivors.
2 Dec 1940
HMCS St. Laurent (Lt H.S. Rayner, RCN) picks up survivors from the British armed merchant cruiser HMS Forfar that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-99 about 500 nautical miles west of Ireland in position 54°35'N, 18°18'W.
3 Dec 1940
HMCS St. Laurent (Lt H.S. Rayner, RCN) picks up 53 survivors from the British tanker Conch that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-99 about 370 nautical miles west of Bloody Foreland in position 54°21'N, 19°30'W.
3 Mar 1941
HMCS St. Laurent (Lt. H.S. Rayner, RCN) arrived at Halifax for a refit.
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