Frederick Thomas Renny DSC, RD, RNR
|Birth details unknown|
|Died||30 Jan 1943||HMS Samphire (K 128)|
Warship Commands listed for Frederick Thomas Renny, RNR
|HMS Samphire (K 128)||Lt.Cdr.||Corvette||27 May 1941||30 Jan 1943 (+)|
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Corvette HMS Samphire (K 128)
19 Dec 1941
The British merchant Ruckinge is torpedoed and damaged west of Lisbon, Portugal in position 38°20'N, 17°15'W by German U-boat U-108. HMS Samphire (Lt.Cdr. F.T. Renny, DSC, RNR) later sank the damaged ship with gunfire.
14 Dec 1942
The British merchant Edencrag is torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-443 west of Algiers in position 35?49'N, 01?25'W. HMS Samphire (Lt.Cdr. F.T. Renny, DSC, RNR) later picks up 9 survivors.
30 Jan 1943
HMS Zetland (Lt. J.V. Wilkinson, RN) part of the same convoy escort as HMS Samphire (Lt.Cdr. F.T. Renny, DSC, RNR) arrived back at the scene of the sinking after an asdic search for the submarine of about 20 minutes. They found men in the water, shouting and screaming. Zetland launched a boat but picked up only four survivors from HMS Samphire who were landed at Bone. (1)
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