Richard Courtenay Boyle DSC, RN
|Born||20 May 1902|
Retired: 26 Jun 1954
Warship Commands listed for Richard Courtenay Boyle, RN
|HMS Grenade (H 86)||Cdr.||Destroyer||26 Jul 1938||29 May 1940|
|HMS Havelock (H 88)||Cdr.||Destroyer||18 Oct 1942||Mar 1944|
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Destroyer HMS Havelock (H 88)
8 Jan 1943
The British tanker Oltenia II is torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-436 south-west of the Canary Islands in position 27°59'N, 28°50'W. HMS Havelock (Cdr. R.C. Boyle DSC, RN) later picks up 43 survivors.
HMS Havelock also picks up 42 survivors from the Norwegian tanker Albert L. Ellsworth. that was torpedoed and damaged in the same attack of U-436. The wreck of the Albert L. Ellsworth was sunk the next day by gunfire from U-436.
9 Jan 1943
HMS Havelock (Cdr. R.C. Boyle DSC, RN) picks up 38 survivors from the Norwegian tanker Minister Wedel that was torpedoed and sunk east of the Canary Islands in position 28°08'N, 28°20'W by German U-boat U-522.
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