Herbert Bernard Acworth OBE, RN

Born  14 May 1911
Died  11 Feb 1975(63)

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1 Mar 1932 S.Lt.
1 Mar 1934 Lt.
1 Mar 1942 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1946 Cdr.

Retired: 28 Nov 1955


17 Jun 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
17 Feb 1942 OBE

Warship Commands listed for Herbert Bernard Acworth, RN

HMS Puckeridge (L 108)Lt.Escort destroyer25 Jun 1941early 1942
HMS Fernie (L 11)Lt.Escort destroyer9 Jan 194210 May 1943
HMS Rocket (H 92)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer7 Jun 1943> Jul 1945

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Escort destroyer HMS Puckeridge (L 108)

13 Dec 1941
HMS Puckeridge (Lt. H.B. Acworth, RN) was attacked and damaged by German aircraft in the Irish Sea. 18 crew were killed and 20 were wounded. The ship was towed back to Pembroke Dock. Repairs were completed in mid-August 1942.

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