Humphry Gilbert Boys-Smith DSO, DSC, RD, RNR
|Birth details unknown|
Retired: 23 Jan 1952
Warship Commands listed for Humphry Gilbert Boys-Smith, RNR
|HMS Tourmaline (T 42)||Lt.Cdr.||ASW Trawler||13 Feb 1940||10 May 1940|
|HMS Anemone (K 48)||Lt.Cdr.||Corvette||20 Jun 1940||25 Feb 1942|
|HMS Spey (K 246)||Cdr.||Frigate||25 Mar 1942||30 Aug 1943|
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Corvette HMS Anemone (K 48)
7 Jan 1941 (position 60.15, -15.27)
The Italian submarine Nani (offsite link) was sunk south off Iceland in position 60°15'N, 15°27'W by the British corvette HMS Anemone (Lt.Cdr. H.G. Boys-Smith, DSO, RNR).
Frigate HMS Spey (K 246)
11 Jul 1942 (position 33.30, -22.52)
German U-boat U-136 was sunk in the Atlantic west of Madeira, Portugal, in position 33°30'N, 22°52'W by the Free French destroyer Leopard (Lt.Cdr. Richard), the British frigate HMS Spey (Cdr. H.G. Boys-Smith, DSO and Bar, RNR) and the British sloop HMS Pelican (Cdr. G.V. Gladstone, RN).
29 Mar 1943
The British merchant Empire Whale is torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-662 about 425 nautical miles north-west of Cape Finisterre in position 46°44'N, 16°38'W. HMS Spey (Cdr. H.G. Boys-Smith, DSO and Bar, RNR) picks up 10 survivors.
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