Edward Campbell Hulton, RN

Born  19 Sep 1898

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2 Aug 1914 Mid.
15 Mar 1917 A/S.Lt.
15 Nov 1917 S.Lt.
15 Aug 1919 Lt.
15 Aug 1927 Lt.Cdr.
19 Sep 1943 Cdr. (retired)

Retired: 19 Sep 1943


Warship Commands listed for Edward Campbell Hulton, RN

HMS Sapphire (T 27)Lt.Cdr.ASW Trawler14 Jun 193919 Jun 1940
HMS Snapdragon (K 10)Lt.Cdr.Corvette30 Aug 194028 Feb 1941
HMS Leith (L 36 / U 36)Lt.Cdr.Sloop24 Jun 194130 May 1943
HMS Lapwing (U 62)Cdr. (retired)Sloop25 Feb 194420 Mar 1945

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Sloop HMS Leith (L 36 / U 36)

26 Sep 1941
The British merchant Lapwing is torpedoed and sunk north-north-east of the Azores, in position 47°40'N, 23°30'W by German U-boat U-203. HMS Leith (Lt.Cdr. E.C. Hulton, RN) later picks up 1 survivor.

29 Aug 1942
HMS Leith (Lt.Cdr. E.C. Hulton, RN) picks up 68 survivors from the Dutch merchant Zuiderkerk that was torpedoed and damaged the previous day by German U-boat U-566 west-north-west of Lisbon, Portugal in position 40°20'N, 16°02'W. The Zuiderkerk was finally sunk with shallow set depth charges by HMS Erne.

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