Henry Graham Dudley de Chair DSC, RN
|Born||10 Sep 1905|
Retired: 10 Sep 1955
Warship Commands listed for Henry Graham Dudley de Chair, RN
|HMS Thracian (D 86)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||14 Aug 1938||12 Nov 1940|
|HMS Vimy (D 33)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||20 May 1941||1 Dec 1942|
|HMS Venus (R 50)||Cdr.||Destroyer||16 Oct 1944||16 Dec 1945|
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Destroyer HMS Vimy (D 33)
The loss of the Italian submarine Alessandro Malaspina (offsite link) that is often credited to HMS Vimy is incorrect. Her fate was revised in March 2004 by Dr. Axel Niestlé and Eric Zimmerman.
3 Sep 1942 (position 12.21, -59.29)
German U-boat U-162 was sunk in the mid-Atlantic north-east of Trinidad, in position 12°21'N, 59°29'W, by depth charges from the British destroyers HMS Vimy (Lt.Cdr. H.G.D. de Chair, RN) HMS Pathfinder (Cdr. E.A. Gibbs, DSO and Bar, RN) and HMS Quentin (Lt.Cdr. A.H.P. Noble, DSC, RN).
18 Sep 1942
HMS Vimy (Lt.Cdr. H.G.D. de Chair, RN) picks up 17 survivors of the American merchant West Lashaway that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-66 about 375 miles east of Trinidad on 30 August.
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