Leo Patrick Bourke DSC, RNZNR
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|23 Feb 1928|| ||T/S.Lt.|
|18 Jul 1932|| ||Lt.|
|18 Jul 1940|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
|30 Jun 1945|| ||Cdr.|
|30 Jun 1950|| ||Capt.|
Warship Commands listed for Leo Patrick Bourke, RNZNR
|HMS Dacres (K 472)||Lt.Cdr.||Frigate||7 Aug 1943||Dec 1943|
|HMS Bayntun (K 310)||Lt.Cdr.||Frigate||15 Dec 1943||mid 1945|
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3 Feb 1945 (position 61.21, 2.00)
German U-boat U-327 was sunk in the Norwegian Sea north-west of Bergen, in position 61°21'N, 02°00'E, by depth charges from the British frigates HMS Bayntun (Lt.Cdr. L.P. Bourke, DSC, RD, RNZNR), HMS Braithwaite (Lt.Cdr. P.J. Stoner, RN) and HMS Loch Eck (Lt.Cdr. R.C. Freaker, DSO and Bar, DSC, RD, RNR).
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