Joseph Eric Woolfenden RD, RNR
|Birth details unknown|
Retired: 2 Jun 1964
Warship Commands listed for Joseph Eric Woolfenden, RNR
|HMS Loch Monteith (FY 135)||Lt.||ASW Trawler||27 Mar 1940||14 Jun 1940|
|HMS Loch Oskaig (FY 175)||Lt.||ASW Trawler||14 Jun 1940||18 Oct 1940|
|HMS Hydrangea (K 39)||Lt.||Corvette||Oct 1940||1 May 1943|
|HMS Ettrick (K 254)||A/Lt.Cdr.||Frigate||24 May 1943||30 Dec 1943|
|HMS Halladale (K 417)||Lt.Cdr.||Frigate||3 Apr 1944||1 Oct 1945|
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Events related to this officer
Corvette HMS Hydrangea (K 39)
3 Aug 1941 (position 50.30, -19.35)
German U-boat U-401 in the North Atlantic south-west of Ireland, in position 50°30'N, 19°35'W, by depth charges from the British corvette HMS Hydrangea (Lt. J.E. Woolfenden, RNR).
5 Aug 1941
HMS Hydrangea (Lt. J.E. Woolfenden, RNR) picks up 36 survivors from the British merchant Cape Rodney that foundered west of Ushant in position 52°44'N, 11°41'W after being torpedoed and damaged west of Ireland in position 53°26'N, 15°40'W by German U-boat U-75.
Hydrangea also picks up 39 survivors from the British merchant Harlingen that was torpedoed and sunk by U-75 in the same attack.
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