Barry Charles DSC, RN

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Ranks

11 Jan 1940 S.Lt.
17 May 1941 Lt.

Decorations

20 Jul 1943 DSC

Warship Commands listed for Barry Charles, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS H 34 (N 34)Lt.Submarine17 Jul 19436 Dec 1943

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Submarine HMS H 34 (N 34)


18 Jul 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Pelican (Capt. G.N. Brewer, RN). (1)

19 Jul 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Pelican (Capt. G.N. Brewer, RN), HMS Wear, HMS Jed (Lt.Cdr. R.C. Freaker, DSO, RD, RNR), HMS Rother (Lt.Cdr. R.V.E. Case, DSO, DSC and Bar, RD, RNR), HMS Saxifage (T/Lt. J. Renwick, DSO, RNR) and one other vessel [unable to read the name in the log of HMS H 34]. (1)

20 Jul 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Aquamarine (T/Lt. P.B. King, RNVR) and HMS St. Marys (Lt. D.B.G. Dumas, RN). (1)

21 Jul 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Duncan (Cdr. Sir P.W Gretton, DSO and Bar, DSC, OBE, RN), HMS Vansittart (Lt.Cdr. T. Johnston, RN), HMS Snowflake (Lt. H.G. Chesterman, DSC, RNR), HMS Loosestrife (Lt. H.A. Stonehouse, DSC, RNR) and HMS Vidette (Lt.Cdr. R. Hart, DSC, RN). (1)

27 Jul 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with USS Broome (Lt. C.S. Arthur, Jr., USN), HMS Duncan (Cdr. Sir P.W Gretton, DSO and Bar, DSC, OBE, RN) and HMS Sunflower (A/Lt.Cdr. J. Plomer, RCNVR). (1)

28 Jul 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) shifted from Londonderry to Rothesay. She was escorted by HMS Blade (T/A/Lt.Cdr. S.T. Wenlock, RNR). (1)

29 Jul 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) shifted from Rothesay to Campbeltown. (1)

30 Jul 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (1)

1 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel and HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, RD, RNR). (2)

2 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, RD, RNR). (2)

3 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. A. McKay, RNR) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (2)

4 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel and HMS La Cordeliere (Lt.Cdr. A.J.G. Barff, RNR). (2)

5 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with aircraft. (2)

6 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (2)

9 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR). (2)

10 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel and HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR). (2)

11 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel and HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, RD, RNR). (2)

13 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS L'Incomprise (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) F.S. Deveson, RNR) and HMS Cygnet (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) F.B. Proudfoot, RN). (2)

15 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (2)

16 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. A. McKay, RNR) and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (2)

17 Aug 1943
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, RD, RNR) and HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR). (2)

18 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR). (2)

19 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (2)

20 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Bretwalda (Skr.Lt. J.R. Coultas, RD, RNR). (2)

22 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, RD, RNR) and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (2)

23 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel and HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, RD, RNR). (2)

24 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Spaniel. (2)

25 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR) and HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR). (2)

26 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS La Cordeliere (Lt.Cdr. A.J.G. Barff, RNR). (2)

27 Aug 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (2)

29 Aug 1943
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel and HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, RD, RNR). (2)

30 Aug 1943
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS L'Incomprise (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) F.S. Deveson, RNR) and HMS La Cordeliere (Lt.Cdr. A.J.G. Barff, RNR). Upon completion of these exercises HMS H 34 proceeded to Rothesay. (2)

1 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) departed Rothesay for Portsmouth. She was escorted by HMS Kihna (A/Cdr.(Retd.) A.R.W. Sayle, RD, RNR). (3)

3 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) and her escort, HMS Kihna (A/Cdr.(Retd.) A.R.W. Sayle, RD, RNR), arrived at Milford Haven. They had been ordered to put into Milford Haven as enemy mines were suspected in the Bristol Channel. (4)

4 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) departed Milford Haven for Portsmouth. She was still escorted by HMS Kihna (A/Cdr.(Retd.) A.R.W. Sayle, RD, RNR). (3)

5 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) and her escort, HMS Kihna (A/Cdr.(Retd.) A.R.W. Sayle, RD, RNR), arrived at Plymouth. (3)

6 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) shifted from Plymouth to Portland. She was still escorted by HMS Kihna (A/Cdr.(Retd.) A.R.W. Sayle, RD, RNR). (3)

7 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) shifted from Portland to Portsmouth. She was still escorted by HMS Kihna (A/Cdr.(Retd.) A.R.W. Sayle, RD, RNR). (3)

9 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) departed Portsmouth for Sheerness. She joined an eastbound convoy for the passage. (3)

10 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) arrived at Sheerness roads. (3)

11 Sep 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) proceeded to the Sheerness Dockyard where she was taken in hand for refit. (3)

2 Dec 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
With her refit completed, HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN), departed Sheerness for Portsmouth. She was escorted by the Free French Chasseur 10 and Chasseur 14. (5)

3 Dec 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 34 (Lt. B. Charles, RN) arrived at Portsmouth. (5)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/17796
  2. ADM 173/17797
  3. ADM 173/17798
  4. ADM 173/17798 + ADM 199/627
  5. ADM 173/17801

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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