Robert Sydney Stafford, RN

Born  29 Aug 1899

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1 Dec 1923 Mate
1 Feb 1927 Lt.
1 Feb 1935 Lt.Cdr.
29 Aug 1944 Cdr. (retired)

Retired: 29 Aug 1944


Warship Commands listed for Robert Sydney Stafford, RN

HMS Ladybird (T 58)Lt.Cdr.River gunboat15 Mar 193811 Jan 1940
HMS Aphis (T 57)Lt.Cdr.River gunboat9 Feb 19407 Dec 1940
HMS Heythrop (L 85)Lt.Cdr.Escort destroyer25 Feb 194120 Mar 1942
HMS Whitehall (D 94)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer7 Jul 19428 Oct 1942

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Escort destroyer HMS Heythrop (L 85)

23 Dec 1941
HMS Heythrop (Lt.Cdr. R.S. Stafford, RN) picks up survivors from the British passenger ship Shuntien that was torpedoed and sunk northeast of Tobruk in position 32°06'N, 24°46'E by German U-boat U-559.

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U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor
(£ 38.25)

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