Leonard Francis Durnford-Slater, RN
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|15 Jan 1922|| ||A/S.Lt.|
|15 Aug 1922|| ||S.Lt.|
|15 Mar 1924|| ||Lt.|
|15 Mar 1932|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
|30 Jun 1938|| ||Cdr.|
|31 Dec 1943|| ||Capt.|
|8 Jan 1953|| ||Rear-Admiral|
|12 Jul 1956|| ||Vice-Admiral|
|28 Jul 1959|| ||Admiral|
Retired: 12 Apr 1961
|9 Jun 1955|| ||CB|
|13 Jun 1957|| ||KCB|
Warship Commands listed for Leonard Francis Durnford-Slater, RN
|HMS Weston (L 72 / U 72)||Cdr.||Sloop||24 Aug 1942||Jun 1943|
|HMS Pheasant (U 49)||Cdr.||Sloop||18 Jun 1943||30 Nov 1943|
|HMS Philante (4.12)||Cdr.||Armed Yacht||23 Dec 1943||8 Aug 1944|
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23 Feb 1943
HMS Weston (Cdr L.F. Durnford-Slater, RN) picks up 50 survivors from the British tanker Athelprincess that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-522 south of the Azores in position 32°02'N, 24°38'W.
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