Leonard Francis Durnford-Slater, RN

Born  9 Jul 1902

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15 Jan 1922 A/S.Lt.
15 Aug 1922 S.Lt.
15 Mar 1924 Lt.
15 Mar 1932 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1938 Cdr.
31 Dec 1943 Capt.
8 Jan 1953 Rear-Admiral
12 Jul 1956 Vice-Admiral
28 Jul 1959 Admiral

Retired: 12 Apr 1961


9 Jun 1955 CB
13 Jun 1957 KCB

Warship Commands listed for Leonard Francis Durnford-Slater, RN

HMS Weston (L 72 / U 72)Cdr.Sloop24 Aug 1942Jun 1943
HMS Pheasant (U 49)Cdr.Sloop18 Jun 194330 Nov 1943
HMS Philante (4.12)Cdr.Armed Yacht23 Dec 19438 Aug 1944

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Sloop HMS Weston (L 72 / U 72)

23 Feb 1943
HMS Weston (Cdr L.F. Durnford-Slater, RN) picks up 50 survivors from the British tanker Athelprincess that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-522 south of the Azores in position 32°02'N, 24°38'W.

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