Wolf Walter Rudolf Bentinck OBE, RN

Born  28 Nov 1903


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Ranks

15 Jan 1924 A/S.Lt.
30 Sep 1924 Lt.
30 Sep 1932 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1938 Cdr.
??? A/Capt.
30 Jun 1946 Capt.

Retired: 7 Jul 1955


Decorations

14 Oct 1941 OBE
18 Jul 1944 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for Wolf Walter Rudolf Bentinck, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Fencer (D 64)A/Capt.Escort Carrier19 Jan 194418 Jun 1944

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Escort Carrier HMS Fencer (D 64)


10 Feb 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
German U-boat U-666 was sunk in the North Atlantic west of Ireland, in position 53°56'N, 17°16'W, by depth charges from a Swordfish aircraft (842 Sqn FAA/A) of the British escort carrier HMS Fencer.

3 Apr 1944
HMS Fencer provided cover for Barracuda strike aircraft during Operation "Tungsten", attack on the German battleship Tirpitz in Norway. (1)

1 May 1944 (position 73.24, 15.32)
German U-boat U-277 was sunk in the Arctic Ocean south-west of Bear Island, Norway, in position 73°24'N, 15°32'E, by depth charges from a British Swordfish aircraft (Sqdn. 842/C) from the British escort carrier HMS Fencer.

2 May 1944 (position 70.32, 4.37)
German U-boat U-674 was sunk in the Norwegian Sea east of Jan Mayen Island, in position 70°32'N, 04°37'E, by rockets from a Swordfish aircraft (842 Sqn FAA/B) of the British escort carrier HMS Fencer.

2 May 1944 (position 69.20, -0.20)
German U-boat U-959 was sunk south-east of Jan Mayen, in position 69°20'N, 00°20'W, by depth charges from a British Swordfish aircraft of the escort carrier HMS Fencer (Sqdn 842/K).

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