Hugh Nicholas Aubyn Richardson DSO, DSC, RN
|Born||23 Aug 1903|
Retired: 23 Aug 1948
Warship Commands listed for Hugh Nicholas Aubyn Richardson, RN
|HMS Shikari (D 85)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||27 Nov 1939||25 Sep 1941|
|HMS Marne (G 35)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||< 2 Dec 41||late 1942|
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Destroyer HMS Shikari (D 85)
4 Jun 1940
HMS Shikari (Lt.Cdr. H.N.A. Richardson, RN) was the last ship to leave Dunkirk. (1)
Destroyer HMS Marne (G 35)
12 Nov 1942 (position 35.50, -9.57)
At 00.15 hours on 12 November 1942 German U-boat U-515 fired a spread of four torpedoes at the British destroyer tender HMS Hecla which was misidentified as a Birmingham class light cruiser and hit her in the engine room. Two torpedoes were surface-runners and the last also malfunctioned and was a circle-runner. The U-boat then hit the ship with three coups de gr?ce at 01.28, 01.49 and 02.06 hours, sinking the vessel. At 02.11 hours, U-515 fired two torpedoes and badly damaged the escorting HMS Marne (Lt.Cdr. H.N.A. Richardson, DSO, DSC, RN)
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