Archibald Rider Cheyne, RN

Born  4 Jan 1911
Died  20 Oct 1950(39)Setubal, Portugal (car accident)


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Ranks

16 Jan 1932 S.Lt.
16 May 1934 Lt.
16 May 1942 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1948 Cdr.

Decorations

4 Jun 1946 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for Archibald Rider Cheyne, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS H 50 (N 50)Lt.Submarine9 Apr 1940Sep 1940

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Events related to this officer

Submarine HMS H 50 (N 50)


1 May 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Portland. (1)

2 May 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Portland. (1)

6 May 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Portland. (1)

7 May 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Portland. (1)

8 May 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Portland. (1)

10 May 1940
For the daily positions of HMS H 50 during this patrol see the map below.

(1)

14 May 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) ended her 1st war patrol at Harwich. (2)

17 May 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) ended her 1st war patrol at Portsmouth. (1)

18 May 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) shifted from Portsmouth to Portland. (1)

22 May 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Portland. (1)

24 May 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Portland. (1)

28 May 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Portland. (1)

29 May 1940
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) departed Portland for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the English Channel.

For the daily positions of HMS H 50 during this patrol see the map below.

(1)

1 Jun 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) ended her 2nd war patrol at Portsmouth. (3)

5 Jun 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) arrived at Harwich. (3)

9 Jun 1940
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) departed Harwich for her 3rd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the North Sea.

For the daily positions of HMS H 50 during this patrol see the map below.

(3)

11 Jun 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) ended her 3rd war patrol at Harwich. (3)

14 Jun 1940
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) departed Harwich for her 4th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the North Sea.

For the daily positions of HMS H 50 during this patrol see the map below.

(3)

20 Jun 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) ended her 4th war patrol at Harwich. (3)

26 Jun 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) participated in an emergency port evacuation. She returned to Harwich later the dame day. (3)

28 Jun 1940
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) departed Harwich for her 5th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the North Sea.

For the daily positions of HMS H 50 during this patrol see the map below.

(3)

7 Jul 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) ended her 5th war patrol at Harwich. (4)

12 Jul 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) shifted from Sheerness to Harwich. (4)

13 Jul 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) is docked at Sheerness. (4)

18 Jul 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) is undocked. (4)

20 Jul 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) shifted from Sheerness to Harwich. (4)

21 Jul 1940
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) departed Harwich for her 6th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the North Sea.

For the daily positions of HMS H 50 during this patrol see the map below.

(4)

29 Jul 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) ended her 6th war patrol at Harwich. (4)

7 Aug 1940
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) departed Harwich for her 7th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the North Sea.

For the daily positions of HMS H 50 during this patrol see the map below.

(5)

14 Aug 1940
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) ended her 7th war patrol at Harwich. (5)

28 Aug 1940
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) departed Harwich for her 8th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the North Sea.

For the daily positions of HMS H 50 during this patrol see the map below.

(5)

3 Sep 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) ended her 8th war patrol at Harwich. (6)

11 Sep 1940
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) departed Harwich for Tobermory via Methill. She made the passage to Methill in convoy FN 278. (6)

13 Sep 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) arrived at Methill. (6)

14 Sep 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) departed Methill for Tobermory. She joined convoy OA 214 for the passage, (6)

16 Sep 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) arrived at Tobermory. (6)

18 Sep 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Primula (Lt.Cdr. K.M. Drake, RNR) and HMS Heliotrope (Lt.Cdr. J. Jackson, RNR). (6)

19 Sep 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Pirouette (T/Lt. E.R. Pate, RNR) and HMS Southern Breeze (Ch.Skr. G.W. Holliday, RNR). (6)

20 Sep 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 50 (Lt. A.R. Cheyne, RN) proceeded from Tobermory to Oban. She returned to Tobermory later the same day.

Lt. Prowse took over command of HMS H 50 from Lt. Cheyne in September 1940. Most likely he took over on this date. The log of HMS H 50 does not mention the change of command. (6)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/16328
  2. ADM 199/1829
  3. ADM 173/16329
  4. ADM 173/16330
  5. ADM 173/16331
  6. ADM 173/16332

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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