Charles Courtenay Bell DSO, RN

Born  15 Jul 1883

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15 Sep 1899 Mid.
15 Sep 1902 A/S.Lt.
26 Oct 1903 S.Lt.
1 Apr 1905 Lt.
1 Apr 1913 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1917 Cdr.
15 Jul 1928 Capt. (retired)

Retired: 1 Jan 1923


17 Oct 1919 DSO

Warship Commands listed for Charles Courtenay Bell, RN

HMS Moreton Bay (F 11)Capt. (retired)Armed Merchant Cruiser5 Jan 1941mid 1941
HMS Derbyshire (F 78)Capt. (retired)Armed Merchant Cruiser8 Nov 1941early 1942
HMS Corfu (F 86)Capt. (retired)Armed Merchant Cruiser15 Jan 1943early 1944

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Armed Merchant Cruiser HMS Moreton Bay (F 11)

30 Jun 1941
The British merchant Saint Anselm was torpedoed and sunk west of Madeira in position 31°00'N, 26°00'W by German U-boat U-66. HMS Moreton Bay (Capt. C.C. Bell (retired), RN) later picks up 18 survivors.

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