David Byam Shaw OBE, RN

Born  6 Jul 1906
Died  19 Dec 1941(35)HMS Stanley

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15 Sep 1926 A/S.Lt.
30 May 1927 S.Lt.
16 May 1929 Lt.
16 May 1937 Lt.Cdr. (retired)

Retired: 2 May 1930


11 Jul 1940 OBE
24 Mar 1942 Mentioned in Despatches (MID) (posthumous)

Warship Commands listed for David Byam Shaw, RN

HMS Stanley (I 73)Lt.Cdr. (retired)Destroyer14 Apr 194119 Dec 1941 (+)

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Destroyer HMS Stanley (I 73)

18 Dec 1941 (position 36.15, -15.48)
German U-boat U-434 was sunk in the North Atlantic north of Madeira, Portugal, in position 36°15'N, 15°48'W, by depth charges from the British escort destroyer HMS Blankney (Lt.Cdr. P.F. Powlett, DSC, RN) and the British destroyer HMS Stanley (Lt.Cdr. D.B. Shaw, OBE, RN).

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U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor

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