Robert Henry Bristowe DSO, RN

Born  10 Jan 1906


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Ranks

15 Sep 1926 A/S.Lt.
30 Apr 1927 S.Lt.
16 Jun 1929 Lt.
16 Jun 1937 Lt.Cdr.
3 Sep 1945 Cdr.

Retired: 12 Nov 1968


Decorations

6 Sep 1940 DSO

Warship Commands listed for Robert Henry Bristowe, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Castleton (I 23)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer31 Jan 1942late 1942
HMS Chanticleer (U 05)Lt.Cdr.Sloop12 Jan 1943Dec 1943
HMS Waveney (K 248)Lt.Cdr.Frigate21 Jan 194422 Aug 1944

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Events related to this officer

Destroyer HMS Castleton (I 23)


20 Aug 1942 (position 61.25, -14.40)
HMS Castleton (I 23) and HMS Newark (G 08) were directed to a small Icelandic fishing vessel south of Iceland by American aircraft that had just sunk the German milk cow U-boat U-464. The Icelandic ship had picked up the 52 survivors which were then transferred to HMS Castleton and then to POW camps. 61.25N, 14.40W (1)


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