Hugh Robert White, RN

Born  10 Oct 1904

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15 Jan 1925 A/S.Lt.
15 Sep 1925 S.Lt.
15 Jan 1928 Lt.
15 Jan 1936 Lt.Cdr.
10 Oct 1949 Cdr. (retired)

Retired: 10 Oct 1949


Warship Commands listed for Hugh Robert White, RN

HMS Deptford (L 53 / U 53)Lt.Cdr.Sloop3 May 1941mid 1944

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Sloop HMS Deptford (L 53 / U 53)

31 May 1941
HMS Deptford (Lt.Cdr H.R. White, RN) picks up 25 survivors from the British merchant Gravelines which had been torpedoed by U-147 north-west of Bloody Foreland in position 56°00'N, 11°13'W.

21 Sep 1941
The British merchant Runa is torpedoed and sunk north-north-east of the Azores in position 46°20'N, 22°23'W by German U-boat U-201. HMS Deptford (Lt.Cdr. H.R. White, RN) later picks up 9 survivors.

21 Dec 1941 (position 44.02, -20.10)
German U-boat U-567 was sunk in the North Atlantic north-east of the Azores, in position 44°02'N, 20°10'W, by depth charges from the British sloop HMS Deptford (Lt.Cdr. H.R. White, RN).

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