Harry Marcus Crews Sanders DSO, DSC, RD, RNR

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Died  17 Oct 1941HMS Gladiolus


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Ranks

3 Apr 1929 Lt.
3 Apr 1937 Lt.Cdr.

Decorations

12 Nov 1940 DSC
13 May 1941 RD
5 Sep 1941 DSO

Warship Commands listed for Harry Marcus Crews Sanders, RNR


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Preston North End (FY 230)Lt.Cdr.ASW Trawler11 Nov 1939
HMS Gladiolus (K 34)Lt.Cdr.Corvette16 Mar 194017 Oct 1941 (+)

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Events related to this officer

Corvette HMS Gladiolus (K 34)


30 Jun 1940
HMS Gladiolus (Lt.Cdr. H.M.C. Sanders, RNR) picks up 16 survivors from a lifeboat of the British merchant Llanarth that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-30 on 28 June about 220 nautical miles west by south of Ushant in position 47°30'N, 10°30'W.

1 Jul 1940 (position 48.03, -11.30)
German U-boat U-26 was scuttled south-west of Ireland, in position 48°03'N, 11°30'W after being heavily damaged by depth charges from the British corvette HMS Gladiolus (Lt.Cdr. H.M.C. Sanders, RNR) and bombs from an Australian Sunderland aircraft (10 Sqn RAAF/H).

27 Jun 1941 (position 60.24, -29.00)
German U-boat U-556 was sunk in the North Atlantic south-west of Iceland, in position 60°24'N, 29°00'W, by depth charges from the British corvettes HMS Nasturtium (Lt.Cdr. R.C. Freaker, RNR), HMS Celandine (Lt.Cdr. A. Harrison, RNR) and HMS Gladiolus (Lt.Cdr. H.M.C. Sanders, DSO, DSC, RNR).

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U-Boat Attack Logs

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