Horatio Nelson Lay OBE, RCN
|Born||23 Jan 1903||Skagway, Alaska, U.S.A.|
|Died||8 May 1988||(85)||Perth, Ontario, Canada|
Retired: 21 Oct 1958
Warship Commands listed for Horatio Nelson Lay, RCN
|HMCS Restigouche (H 00)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||26 Dec 1939||23 Jun 1941|
|HMS Nabob (D 77)||Cdr.||Escort Carrier||15 Oct 1943||30 Sep 1944|
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Events related to this officer
Destroyer HMCS Restigouche (H 00)
Escort Carrier HMS Nabob (D 77)
12 Jan 1944
HMS Nabob (A/Capt. H.N. Lay, OBE, RCN) completed a refit at Burrard Dry Dock Co. Ltd., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
22 Aug 1944 (position 71.42, 19.11)
On 22 August 1944 HMS Nabob (A/Capt. H.N. Lay, OBE, RCN) was torpedoed and damaged in the Arctic off the North Cape in position 71°42'N, 19°11'E by German U-boat U-354.
HMS Nabob down by the stern as a result of the torpedo damage.
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