Henry Richard Rycroft DSC, RN

Born  28 Dec 1911


16 Nov 1932 S.Lt.
16 Aug 1934 Lt.
16 Aug 1942 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1947 Cdr.

Retired: 28 Dec 1961


21 Dec 1943 DSC
1 Jan 1960 OBE

Warship Commands listed for Henry Richard Rycroft, RN

HMS Tetcott (L 99)Lt.Escort destroyer28 Oct 1941Oct 1943
HMS Zodiac (R 54)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer28 Aug 194426 Oct 1945

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Escort destroyer HMS Tetcott (L 99)

1 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Tetcott and HMS Belvoir pick up 118 survivors from the British minelayer HMS Welshman that was torpedoed and sunk by the German U-boat U-617 about 45 miles east-north-east of Tobruk in position 32°12'N, 24°52'E.

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