Henry Kirkwood DSC, RN
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|9 Aug 1934||Lt.|
|9 Aug 1942||Lt.Cdr.|
|31 Dec 1946||Cdr.|
Warship Commands listed for Henry Kirkwood, RN
|HMS Northern Chief (4.34)||Lt.||ASW Trawler||3 Dec 1939||29 Aug 1940|
|HMS Puffin (L 52 / K 52)||Lt.||Patrol vessel||11 Sep 1940||28 Jun 1942|
|HMS Penylan (L 89)||Lt.||Escort destroyer||16 Jul 1942||10 Oct 1942|
|HMS Calpe (L 71)||Lt.Cdr.||Escort destroyer||10 Oct 1942||31 Jan 1944|
|HMS Obedient (G 48)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||Feb 1945||late 1946|
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Escort destroyer HMS Calpe (L 71)
13 Dec 1943
German U-boat U-593 was sunk on 13 December 1943 after a 32 hour-chase in the western Mediterranean north of Constantine, in position 37°38'N, 05°58'E, by depth charges from the US destroyer USS Wainwright and the British escort destroyer HMS Calpe (Lt.Cdr. H. Kirkwood, DSC, RN).