Rodney Athelstan Price, RN

Born  11 Jan 1911
Died  11 Apr 1943(32)HMS Beverley


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Ranks

1 Mar 1935 Lt.
1 Mar 1943 Lt.Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Rodney Athelstan Price, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Beverley (H 64)Lt.Destroyer4 Jul 194211 Apr 1943 (+)

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Events related to this officer

Destroyer HMS Beverley (H 64)


4 Feb 1943 (position 50.12, -36.35)
German U-boat U-187 was sunk in the North Atlantic, in position 50°12'N, 36°35'W, by depth charges from the British destroyers HMS Vimy (Lt.Cdr. R.B. Stannart, VC, RNR) and HMS Beverley (Lt.Cdr. R.A Price, RN).

1 Mar 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Beverley (Lt.Cdr. R.A Price, RN) picks up 1 survivor from the American merchant Wade Hampton that was torpedoed and sunk on 28 February 1943 by German U-boat U-405 in the North Atlantic, east of Cape Farewell, in position 59°49'N, 34°43'W.

7 Mar 1943
HMS Beverley (Lt.Cdr. R.A Price, RN) picks up 5 survivors from the British merchant Empire Light that was torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-638 southwest of Cape Farewell. The abandoned Empire light was finally sunk on 12 March by German U-boat U-468 in position 53°57'N, 46°14'W.

Media links


U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor


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