Henry Hutchinson Robson, RN

Born  24 Jan 1894

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22 Jul 1916 A/S.Lt.
22 May 1917 S.Lt.
22 Dec 1918 Lt.
22 Dec 1926 Lt.Cdr.(Retd.)
3 Sep 1945 Cdr.(Retd.)

Retired: 31 Oct 1922


1 Jan 1942 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for Henry Hutchinson Robson, RN

HMS Capetown (D 88)A/Cdr.(Retd.)Light cruiser18 Jun 19417 Dec 1941
HMS Capetown (D 88)A/Cdr.(Retd.)Light cruiser20 Dec 194114 Feb 1942
HMS Capetown (D 88)A/Cdr.(Retd.)Light cruiser8 Nov 194220 Nov 1942

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Light cruiser HMS Capetown (D 88)

14 Nov 1941 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Capetown (A/Cdr.(Retd.) H.H. Robson, RN) is undocked. (1)

9 Nov 1942
HMS Capetown (A/Cdr.(Retd.) H.H. Robson, RN) departed Kilindini / Mombasa for Durban. (2)

14 Nov 1942
HMS Capetown (A/Cdr.(Retd.) H.H. Robson, RN) arrived at Durban from Kilindini / Mombasa. (2)


  1. ADM 53/113813
  2. ADM 53/115501

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