Leslie Swain Saunders DSO, RN

Born  27 Jun 1896
Died  Dec 1988(92)


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Ranks

1 Jan 1915 Mid.
1 Jan 1917 A/S.Lt.
15 Mar 1917 S.Lt.
15 Apr 1918 Lt.
15 Apr 1926 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1932 Cdr.
31 Dec 1937 Capt.

Retired: 8 Jan 1947


Decorations

30 Jul 1942 DSO

Warship Commands listed for Leslie Swain Saunders, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Durban (D 99)Capt.Light cruiser26 Jan 19401 May 1940
HMS Trinidad (46)Capt.Light cruiser15 May 194115 May 1942
HMS Liverpool (11)Capt.Light cruiser4 Jul 194529 Dec 1946

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Light cruiser HMS Liverpool (11)


31 Jul 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Liverpool (Capt. L.S. Saunders, DSO, RN) conducted trials off Rosyth. (1)

4 Aug 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Liverpool (Capt. L.S. Saunders, DSO, RN) conducted trials off Rosyth. (2)

7 Aug 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Liverpool (Capt. L.S. Saunders, DSO, RN) conducted trials off Rosyth. (2)

8 Aug 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Liverpool (Capt. L.S. Saunders, DSO, RN) conducted trials off Rosyth. (2)

12 Aug 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Liverpool (Capt. L.S. Saunders, DSO, RN) conducted trials off Rosyth after which she departed for Portland. (2)

14 Aug 1945
HMS Liverpool (Capt. L.S. Saunders, DSO, RN) arrived at Portland where she remained for the remainder of the month. (2)

Media links


Running the Gauntlet

Pearce, Frank

Sources

  1. ADM 53/121686
  2. ADM 53/121687

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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