Geoffrey Shuttleworth Holden, RN

Born  25 Mar 1886

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28 Feb 1903 Mid.
30 Apr 1906 S.Lt.
31 Dec 1908 Lt.
31 Dec 1916 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1922 Cdr.
29 Jun 1932 Capt. (retired)

Retired: 29 Jun 1932


Warship Commands listed for Geoffrey Shuttleworth Holden, RN

HMS Esperance Bay (F 67)Capt. (retired)Armed Merchant Cruiser14 Sep 1939Aug 1941

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Armed Merchant Cruiser HMS Esperance Bay (F 67)

14 Jul 1941
HMS Esperance Bay (Capt. G.S. Holden (retired), RN) picks up 9 survivors from the British merchant Rio Azul that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-123 about 200 nautical miles south-east of the Azores in position 29°00'N, 25°00'W on 29 June 1941.

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