Lennox Albert Knox Boswell DSO, RN

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Ranks

15 Sep 1917 S.Lt.
15 Oct 1918 Lt.
15 Oct 1926 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1933 Cdr.
31 Dec 1940 Capt.

Retired: 7 Jan 1950


Decorations

1 Jan 1940 DSO
25 Jun 1940 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for Lennox Albert Knox Boswell, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Pelican (L 86 / U 86)Cdr.Sloop20 Jan 1939Jan 1941
HMS Dasher (D 37)Capt.Escort Carrier10 Mar 194327 Mar 1943
HMS Biter (D 97)Capt.Escort carrierJul 1943May 1944

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Sloop HMS Pelican (L 86 / U 86)


22 Apr 1940
The anti-aircraft sloop HMS Pelican (Cdr. L.A.K. Boswell, D.S.O., RN), while on her way to the Romsdal Fjord carrying the personnel of the Naval Base party for Molde, was crippled by a German Ju-87 (Stuka) dive bomber. She was hit aft, setting off her depth charges. Pelican was towed to Lerwick and then to Chatham for repairs that lasted until early December 1940. (1)

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