Wolf Walter Rudolf Bentinck OBE, RN
|Born||28 Nov 1903|
Retired: 7 Jul 1955
Warship Commands listed for Wolf Walter Rudolf Bentinck, RN
|HMS Fencer (D 64)||A/Capt.||Escort Carrier||19 Jan 1944||30 Mar 1945|
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Escort Carrier HMS Fencer (D 64)
10 Feb 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
German U-boat U-666 was sunk in the North Atlantic west of Ireland, in position 53°56'N, 17°16'W, by depth charges from a Swordfish aircraft (842 Sqn FAA/A) of the British escort carrier HMS Fencer.
3 Apr 1944
HMS Fencer provided cover for Barracuda strike aircraft during Operation "Tungsten", attack on the German battleship Tirpitz in Norway. (1)
1 May 1944 (position 73.24, 15.32)
German U-boat U-277 was sunk in the Arctic Ocean south-west of Bear Island, Norway, in position 73°24'N, 15°32'E, by depth charges from a British Swordfish aircraft (Sqdn. 842/C) from the British escort carrier HMS Fencer.
2 May 1944 (position 70.32, 4.37)
German U-boat U-674 was sunk in the Norwegian Sea east of Jan Mayen Island, in position 70°32'N, 04°37'E, by rockets from a Swordfish aircraft (842 Sqn FAA/B) of the British escort carrier HMS Fencer.
2 May 1944 (position 69.20, -0.20)
German U-boat U-959 was sunk south-east of Jan Mayen, in position 69°20'N, 00°20'W, by depth charges from a British Swordfish aircraft of the escort carrier HMS Fencer (Sqdn 842/K).
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