Antony Fane de Salis DSO, RN
|Born||11 May 1896|
Retired: 8 Jan 1948
Warship Commands listed for Antony Fane de Salis, RN
|HMS Duncan (D 99)||Capt.||Destroyer||17 Feb 1940||18 Feb 1940|
|HMS Faulknor (H 62)||Capt.||Destroyer||19 Feb 1940||26 Jan 1942|
|HMS Sussex (96)||Capt.||Heavy cruiser||1 Dec 1944||21 Jul 1946|
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Destroyer HMS Faulknor (H 62)
1 Mar 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Faulknor (Capt. A.F. de Salis, RN), HMS Fame (Cdr. P.N. Walter, RN), HMS Forester (Lt.Cdr. E.B. Tancock, RN), HMS Fury (Cdr. G.F. Burghard, RN) and HMS Mohawk (Cdr. J.W.M. Eaton, RN) arrived at the Clyde.
3 Feb 1941
HMS Faulknor (Capt. A.F. de Salis, RN) picks up 4 survivors from the British tanker British Premier that was torpedoed and sunk on 24 December 1940 by German U-boat U-65 200 nautical miles southwest of Freetown in position 06°20'N, 13°20'W.
8 Mar 1941
HMS Faulknor (Capt. A.F. de Salis, RN) picks up 61 survivors from the British merchant Harmodius that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-105 north-north-east of the Cape Verde Islands in position 20°35'N, 20°40'W.
HMS Faulknor, and HMS Forester together pick up 107 survivors from the British merchant Nardana that was also torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-124 north of the Cape Verde Islands in position 20°51'N, 20°32'W.
Heavy cruiser HMS Sussex (96)
26 Jul 1945
Her Task Force was attacked by 2 "Val" suicides (Mitsubishi type 99 dive-bombers): one was shot down by escort carrier Ameer and the second by Sussex. However, this latter one bounced on the surface of the sea and impacted the cruiser's hull above the waterline, causing a 2? metre dent. Later in the same day Sussex downed another aircraft.
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