Francis Harden Gray RD, RNR

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Ranks

8 Sep 1932 S.Lt.
8 Sep 1935 Lt.
2 Sep 1943 Lt.Cdr.

Retired: 1 Jul 1950


Decorations

24 Dec 1943 RD

Warship Commands listed for Francis Harden Gray, RNR


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Woodruff (K 53)Lt.Corvette28 Feb 1942mid 1943
HMS Inver (K 302)Lt.Frigate19 Jul 19433 Feb 1945
HMS Sarawak (K 591)Lt.Cdr.Frigate15 Mar 1945mid 1945

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Events related to this officer

Corvette HMS Woodruff (K 53)


21 May 1942
HMS Woodruff (A/Lt.Cdr. F.H. Gray, RNR) scuttles the British tanker Montenol with gunfire. The Montenol was torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-159 about 140 nautical miles east-south-east of Santa Maria, Azores in position 36°41'N, 22°45'W.

HMS Woodruff also picks up 5 survivors from the British merchant New Brunswick that was also torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-159 about 140 nautical miles east-south-east of Santa Maria, Azores in position 36°53'N, 22°55'W.

27 Oct 1942
The British merchant Stentor is torpedoed and sunk north-west of the Canary Islands in position 29°13'N, 20°53'W by German U-boat U-509. 207 survivors were picked up by HMS Woodruff (A/Lt.Cdr. F.H. Gray, RNR).


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