Robert Augustus Fell, RN
|Born||2 Aug 1907|
Retired: 5 Apr 1957
Warship Commands listed for Robert Augustus Fell, RN
|HMS Skate (H 39)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||14 Mar 1940||14 Jun 1940|
|HMS Ambuscade (D 38)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||14 Jun 1940||16 May 1942|
|HMS Forester (H 74)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||20 May 1942||mid 1942|
|HMS Foresight (H 68)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||3 Jul 1942||12 Aug 1942|
|HMS Relentless (H 85)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||19 Oct 1942||18 Sep 1944|
|HMS Armada (R 14)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||Mar 1945||late 1946|
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Destroyer HMS Ambuscade (D 38)
7 Dec 1940
The Dutch merchant Farmsum is torpedoed and sunk in the North Atlantic in position 52°11'N, 22°56'W. HMS Ambuscade (Lt.Cdr. R.A. Fell, RN) later picks up 15 survivors.
Destroyer HMS Relentless (H 85)
22 Sep 1943
HMS Relentless (Lt.Cdr. R.A. Fell, RN) picks up 34 survivors of the American merchant Cornelia P. Spencer that was torpedoed and sunk the previous day by German U-boat U-188 about 300 nautical miles off the coast of Somalia in position 02°08'N, 50°10'E.
12 Feb 1944 (position -23.23, 74.37)
HMS Relentless (Lt.Cdr. R.A. Fell, RN) intercepts the German tanker Charlotte Schliemann (7747 GRT) in the Indian Ocean in position 23°23'S, 74°37'E. However before the German ship can be captured, she is scuttled by her own crew.
31 Mar 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
The US troopship Mount Vernon (24289 GRT, built 1932) arrived at Bombay with her escorts; the destroyers HMAS Quickmatch (Lt.Cdr. O.H. Becher, DSC, RAN) and HMS Relentless (Lt.Cdr. R.A. Fell, RN).
Destroyer HMS Armada (R 14)
15 Jun 1945
She was adopted by the town of Brentwood, Essex, UK. (1)
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