Robert Hesketh Bevan, RN
|Born||26 May 1892|
|Died||28 Oct 1964||(72)|
Retired: 20 Apr 1946
Warship Commands listed for Robert Hesketh Bevan, RN
|HMNZS Leander (75)||Capt.||Light cruiser||28 Nov 1940||26 Nov 1942|
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Light cruiser HMNZS Leander (75)
27 Feb 1941 (position 1.00, 68.30)
HMNZS Leander (Capt. R.H. Bevan, RN) sank the Italian armed merchant cruiser Ramb I (3667 GRT, Lt.Cdr. Bonezzi) west of the Maldives Islands in position 01°00'N, 68°30'E after a short gun duel. 103 men were captured.
23 Mar 1941
HMNZS Leander (Capt. R.H. Bevan, RN) intercepts and captures the Vichy-French merchant Charles L.D. (5267 GRT) in the Indian Ocean between Mauritius and Madagascar.
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