Francis Cumberland Brodrick, RN

Born  7 Jun 1907

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1 Sep 1927 A/S.Lt.
16 Apr 1928 S.Lt.
16 Jun 1930 Lt.
16 Jun 1938 Lt.Cdr.


4 Oct 1940 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
4 May 1943 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
1 Jan 1946 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for Francis Cumberland Brodrick, RN

HMS Brilliant (H 84)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer14 Mar 193923 Sep 1941
HMS Hurricane (H 06)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer2 Dec 194115 Feb 1942
HMS Boadicea (H 65)Lt.Cdr.DestroyerFeb 194228 Dec 1943
HMS Nubian (F 36)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer6 Jan 1945late 1945

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Destroyer HMS Brilliant (H 84)

12 Sep 1939
HMS Brilliant (Lt.Cdr. F.C. Brodrick, RN) is grounded off Dover. She is under repair until 16 October.

Destroyer HMS Boadicea (H 65)

11 Nov 1942
The British troop transport Viceroy of India was torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-407 34 nautical miles north-west of Oran, Algeria in position 36°26'N, 00°24'W. She was taken in tow by HMS Boadicea (Lt.Cdr. F.C. Brodrick, RN) but sank in position 36°24'N, 00°35'W. Boadicea picked up 450 survivors.

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