Giles Richard Penn Goodden, RN

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Ranks

16 Jan 1935 S.Lt.
16 Jul 1937 Lt.
16 Jul 1945 Lt.Cdr.

Retired: 16 Mar 1956


Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Giles Richard Penn Goodden, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Ilex (D 61)Lt.Destroyermid 19418 Jul 1942
HMS Oakley (ii) (L 98)Lt.Escort destroyer18 Jan 194425 Sep 1944

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Events related to this officer

Destroyer HMS Ilex (D 61)


20 Jul 1941 (position 0.00, 0.00)
After temporary repairs, HMS Ilex (Lt. G.R.P. Goodden, RN) departed Port Said for Aden. She was to proceed to Simonstown, South Africa where the damage was to be investigated before it would be decided where repairs were te be effected. It had at first been intended that she was to be sent to India for repairs but she could not be accepted there.

24 Jul 1941 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Ilex (Lt. G.R.P. Goodden, RN) arrived at Aden. During passage south through the Red Sea she had developed leaks. She needed further repairs before she was fit to continue her passage to South Africa.

15 Sep 1941 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Ilex (Lt. G.R.P. Goodden, RN) departed Aden for Mombasa.

23 Sep 1941 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Ilex (Lt. G.R.P. Goodden, RN) arrived at Mombasa.

4 Oct 1941 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Ilex (Lt. G.R.P. Goodden, RN) departed Mombasa for Durban.

10 Oct 1941
HMS Ilex (Lt. G.R.P. Goodden, RN) arrived at Durban where repairs were effected as she was not in a state to continue passage to a large repair yard.

5 Feb 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Ilex (Lt. G.R.P. Goodden, RN) departed Durban for Simonstown.

7 Feb 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Ilex (Lt. G.R.P. Goodden, RN) arrived at Simonstown.

11 Feb 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Ilex (Lt. G.R.P. Goodden, RN) departed Simonstown for Freetown. Ilex was to proceed to the USA for repairs at the Boston Navy Yard.

23 Feb 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Ilex (Lt. G.R.P. Goodden, RN) arrived at Freetown. It had now been decided that full repairs were to be effected at the Charleston Navy Yard.

24 Feb 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Ilex (Lt. G.R.P. Goodden, RN) departed Freetown for Pernambuco, Brasil.

1 Mar 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Ilex (Lt. G.R.P. Goodden, RN) arrived at Pernambuco.

3 Mar 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Ilex (Lt. G.R.P. Goodden, RN) departed Pernambuco for Trinidad.

8 Mar 1942
HMS Ilex (Lt. G.R.P. Goodden, RN) arrived at Trinidad.

9 Mar 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Ilex (Lt. G.R.P. Goodden, RN) departed Trinidad for Charleston.

14 Mar 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Ilex (Lt. G.R.P. Goodden, RN) arrived at Charleston to start full repairs at the Navy Yard.


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