Aleksander Hulewicz, ORP

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Ranks

  Komandor Podporucznik

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Aleksander Hulewicz, ORP


ShipRankTypeFromTo
ORP Grom (H 71)Kmdr ppor.Destroyer4 Mar 19384 May 1940

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Events related to this officer

Destroyer ORP Grom (H 71)


6 Nov 1939
Blyskawica (Porucznik Marynarki Tadeusz Gorazdowski, ORP) and Grom (Komandor Podporucznik Aleksander Hulewicz, ORP) received orders to find and rescue downed British pilots in the Dogger Bank area. The Polish ships were attacked by two German He-115 hydroplanes. One of them dropped a torpedo aiming for Blyskawica. The destroyer turned rapidly and avoided the threat.

19 Apr 1940
The Polish destroyers Burza, Grom and Blyskawica left Scapa Flow and head to Narvik. During a storm Burza was damaged by high waves and forced to return. (1)

21 Apr 1940
The Polish destroyers Blyskawica and Grom entered the Vest Fjord, off Narvik, Norway. (1)

Sources

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