Hugh Percival Price DSO, RN

Born  19 May 1901

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15 Sep 1920 A/S.Lt.
15 May 1921 S.Lt.
15 Apr 1923 Lt.
15 Apr 1931 Lt.Cdr.
19 May 1946 Cdr. (retired)

Retired: 19 May 1946


24 Apr 1940 DSO
11 Dec 1945 OBE

Warship Commands listed for Hugh Percival Price, RN

HMS Gleaner (J 83)Lt.Cdr.Minesweeper7 May 193722 Feb 1941
HMS Franklin (J 84)Lt.Cdr.MinesweeperFeb 194111 May 1942

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Minesweeper HMS Gleaner (J 83)

12 Feb 1940 (position 55.23, -5.08)
German U-boat U-33 was sunk in the Firth of Clyde, in position 55°23,4'N, 05°08,2'W, by depth charges from the British minesweeper HMS Gleaner (Lt.Cdr. H.P. Price, RN).

29 Aug 1940
HMS Gleaner (Lt.Cdr. H.P. Price, DSO, RN) picks up 20 survivors from the British merchant Astra II that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-100 148 nautical miles north-west of Bloody Foreland in position 56°09'N, 12°14'W.

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