Claud Herbert Godwin DSO, RN
|Born||3 Dec 1887|
Retired: 26 Dec 1933
Warship Commands listed for Claud Herbert Godwin, RN
|HMS Springbank (F 50)||Capt. (retired)||Anti-Aircraft ship||18 Nov 1940||27 Sep 1941|
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Anti-Aircraft ship HMS Springbank (F 50)
10 Jun 1941
HMS Springbank makes her first operational launch as fighter catapult ship when the Fulmar fighter starts to intercept a sighted aircraft in the vicinity of convoy HX-129, but the enemy evades and the Fulmar lands in Belfast.
18 Sep 1941
HMS Springbank makes her second operational launch as fighter catapult ship and starts the Fulmar fighter to intercept a German Fw200 aircraft while escorting the convoy HG-73, but the enemy escapes its attacks. When the fighter lands at Gibraltar it is discovered that faulty ammunition had caused all but one of the guns to jam.
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