Leonard Charles Hill DSC, OBE, RNR
|Birth details unknown|
Retired: 1 Jul 1950
Warship Commands listed for Leonard Charles Hill, RNR
|HMS Northern Sun (4.18)||Lt.||ASW Trawler||31 Jan 1940||26 Apr 1940|
|HMS Mansfield (G 76)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||Mar 1942||7 Jul 1943|
|HMS Cooke (K 471)||Lt.Cdr.||Frigate||23 Aug 1943||10 Nov 1944|
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Destroyer HMS Mansfield (G 76)
17 Mar 1943
HMS Mansfield (Lt.Cdr. L.C. Hill, OBE, RNR) picks up 61 survivors from the Dutch merchant Terkoelei that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-631 in the North Atlantic in position 51°45'N, 31°15'W.
HMS Mansfield also picks up 16 survivors from the American merchant Ir?n?e Du Pont that was torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-600 in the North Atlantic in position 50°36'N, 34°30'W. The abandoned Ir?n?e Du Pont was later sunk by German U-boat U-91 in position 50°38'N, 34°46'W.
Frigate HMS Cooke (K 471)
30 Jun 1944 (position 49.37, -3.41)
German U-boat U-441 was sunk in the English Channel west of Guernsey, in position 49°37'N, 03°41'W, by depth charges from a British Liberator aircraft (224 Sqn RAF/L) and the British frigates HMS Essington (A/Lt.Cdr. W. Lambert, RNVR), HMS Duckworth (Cdr. R.G. Mills, DSO, DSC and Bar, RN), HMS Domett (T/A/Lt.Cdr. S. Gordon, RNVR), HMS Cooke (Lt.Cdr. L.C. Hill, OBE, RD, RNR).
26 Jul 1944 (position 49.58, -3.30)
German U-boat U-214 was sunk in the English Channel south of Start Point, in position 49°58'N, 03°30'W by depth charges from the British frigate HMS Cooke (Lt.Cdr. L.C. Hill, OBE, RD, RNR).
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