Robert Hesketh Bevan, RN

Born  26 May 1892
Died  28 Oct 1964(72)

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15 Sep 1909 Mid.
15 Sep 1912 S.Lt.
15 Oct 1913 Lt.
15 Oct 1921 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1927 Cdr.
30 Jun 1935 Capt.

Retired: 20 Apr 1946


Warship Commands listed for Robert Hesketh Bevan, RN

HMNZS Leander (75)Capt.Light cruiser28 Nov 194026 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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