Charles Leigh de Hauteville Bell DSC, RD, RNR

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31 Jul 1925 S.Lt.
31 Jul 1927 Lt.
31 Jul 1935 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1940 Cdr.
24 Mar 1953 Capt.

Retired: 24 Mar 1953


Aug 1940 RD
2 May 1944 DSC

Warship Commands listed for Charles Leigh de Hauteville Bell, RNR

HMS Broadwater (H 81)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer9 Oct 194027 Feb 1941
HMS Leeds (G 27)Cdr.Destroyer27 Feb 1941early 1942
HMS Vanquisher (D 54)Cdr.Destroyer7 Jun 1942late 1942
HMS Whitehall (D 94)Cdr.Destroyer8 Oct 19421 Nov 1943
HMS Palomares (F 98)Cdr.Anti-Aircraft ship16 Feb 1945ca.late 45

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Destroyer HMS Whitehall (D 94)

31 Oct 1943 (position 46.19, -20.44)
German U-boat U-306 was sunk in the North Atlantic north-east of the Azores, in position 46°19'N, 20°44'W, by depth charges from the British destroyer HMS Whitehall (Lt.Cdr. H. Bell, RD, RNR) and the British corvette HMS Geranium (T/Lt. A.R.J. Tilston, DSC, RNR).

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