Ralph Grosvenor Jenkins DSC, RN

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15 Sep 1934 Lt.
15 Sep 1942 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1947 Cdr.

Retired: 4 May 1959


4 Nov 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
17 Oct 1944 DSC

Warship Commands listed for Ralph Grosvenor Jenkins, RN

HMS Londonderry (L 76 / U 76)Lt.Cdr.SloopJan 1943Mar 1943
HMS Crane (U 23)Lt.Cdr.Sloop25 Mar 194316 Jun 1946

Career information

OBE awarded on ???

Events related to this officer

Sloop HMS Londonderry (L 76 / U 76)

3 Feb 1943
HMS Londonderry (Lt.Cdr. R.G. Jenkins, RN) was disabled by an explosion astern (possibly the premature explosion of a depth-charge). She was towed into Londonderry on 7 February. She was repaired at Devonport Dockyard. Repairs lasted to October 1943. (1)

Sloop HMS Crane (U 23)

21 Nov 1943 (position 45.40, -19.35)
German U-boat U-538 was sunk in the North Atlantic south-west of Ireland, in position 45°40'N, 19°35'W, by depth charges from the British frigate HMS Foley (Lt.Cdr. D.E. Mansfield, RN) and the British sloop HMS Crane (Lt.Cdr. R.G. Jenkins, RN).

8 Apr 1944 (position 45.43, -19.57)
German U-boat U-962 was sunk in north Atlantic north-west of Cape Finisterre, in position 45°43'N, 19°57'W, by depth charges from the British sloops HMS Crane (Lt.Cdr. R.G. Jenkins, RN)
and HMS Cygnet (Cdr. D.M. MacLean, RN).


  1. ADM1/14279

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