Edward Reignier Conder DSO, DSC, RN
|Birth details unknown|
Retired: 10 Apr 1951
Warship Commands listed for Edward Reignier Conder, RN
|HMS Kittiwake (L 30 / K 30)||Cdr.||Patrol vessel||5 Jan 1939||late 1939|
|HMS Whitshed (D 77)||Cdr.||Destroyer||15 Nov 1939||Sep 1940|
|HMS Southdown (L 25)||Cdr.||Escort destroyer||10 Sep 1940||5 Feb 1941|
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Patrol vessel HMS Kittiwake (L 30 / K 30)
20 Sep 1939
At 18.52 hours on 20 September 1939 HMS Kittiwake (Cdr. E.R. Conder, RN) was damaged by a British mine in the defensive barrage between Goodwins and Ruytingen in the Strait of Dover, 2 nautical miles east of South Goodwin Light vessel. Five ratings were lost. The commander was blown off the bridge and later rescued by a trawler. 39 crewmen were taken off by HMS Harrier, which towed the vessel to Dover. On 7 October, she was towed by the British steam tugs Gondia and Simla to Sheerness where the ship was under repair until 18 Jan, 1941.
Destroyer HMS Whitshed (D 77)
31 Jul 1940
HMS Whitshed (Cdr. E.R. Conder, DSC, RN) struck a mine off Harwich and was badly damaged. She was towed back to port by HMS Wild Swan (Lt.Cdr. J.L. Younghusband, DSC, RN). Repairs were completed in mid-December.
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