Raymond Henry Bull DSC, RN

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Ranks

1 Apr 1940 S.Lt.
16 Oct 1941 Lt.
16 Oct 1949 Lt.Cdr.

Decorations

15 Jun 1943 DSC
21 Aug 1945 Bar to DSC
27 Jul 1953 MBE

Warship Commands listed for Raymond Henry Bull, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Tuna (N 94)Lt.Submarine14 Aug 194224 Aug 1942
HMS P 511 (P 511)Lt.Submarine2 Aug 194315 Dec 1943
HMS Severn (N 57)Lt.Submarine7 Jan 19445 Sep 1944
HMS Clyde (N 12)Lt.Submarine9 Sep 194424 May 1945

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Submarine HMS P 511 (P 511)


5 Aug 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Cape Comorin (T/Lt. W.R. Blower, RANVR) and HMS Wallflower (Lt. G.R. Greaves, RNR). Also exercises were held with the boarding party of HMS Icarus (Lt.Cdr. R. Dyer, RN). (1)

6 Aug 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Icarus (Lt.Cdr. R. Dyer, RN) and HMS Wallflower (Lt. G.R. Greaves, RNR). (1)

8 Aug 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Polyanthus (T/Lt. J.G. Aitken, RNR), HMCS Drumheller (T/Lt. L.P. Denny, RCNR), HMS Lagan (Lt.Cdr. (retired) A. Ayre, RNR), HMCS Kamloops (T/Lt. D.M. Stewart, RCNR), HMCS Gatineau (Cdr. P.W. Burnett, RN), HMCS Chambly (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.F. Pickard, RCNR), HMS Drury (Lt.Cdr. N.J. Parker, RN) and HMS Primrose (T/Lt. P.E. Kitto, RNR). (1)

9 Aug 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Stork (Cdr. (retired) G.W.E. Castens, RN), HMS Bazely (Lt.Cdr. J.V. Brock, RCNVR), HMS Blackwood (Lt.Cdr. L.T. Sly, RD, RNR) and HMS Drury (Lt.Cdr. N.J. Parker, RN). (1)

12 Aug 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Wrestler (Lt. R.W.B. Lacon, DSC, RN). (1)

13 Aug 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMCS Trillium (T/Lt. P.C. Evans, RCNR), HMS Totland (T/A/Lt.Cdr. H.E. Tourtel, RNR) and HMS Wrestler (Lt. R.W.B. Lacon, DSC, RN). (1)

14 Aug 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Hotspur (Cdr. A.M. McKillop, RN) and HMS Churchill (Lt. A.C.D. Leach, RN). (1)

16 Aug 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Weston (Lt.Cdr. E. Gleave, RNR) and HMS Northern Pride (T/Lt. A.L.F. Bell, RNR). (1)

17 Aug 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Burnham (Lt. C.H. Rankin, RN) and HMCS Skeena (A/Lt.Cdr. E.E.G. Boak, RCN). (1)

18 Aug 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMCS Bittersweet (T/Lt. F.B. Brooks-Hill, RCNVR), HMCS Pictou (T/Lt. P.T. Byers, RCNR), HMCS Saskatchewan (Cdr. R.C. Medley, DSO, RN) and HMCS Mayflower (Lt. V. Browne, RCNR). (1)

21 Aug 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Hesperus (Cdr. D.G.F.W. MacIntyre, DSO and Bar, RN), HMS Vesper (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Rodgers, RN), HMS Sweetbriar (T/A/Lt.Cdr. R. Edwards, RNVR), HMS Mourne (Lt.Cdr. R.S. Holland, RD, RNR) and HMS Campanula (Lt. T.W. Lewis, DSC, RANVR). (1)

22 Aug 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) departed Londonderry for Rothesay. She made the passage together with HMS H 32 (Lt. J.A.R. Troup, DSC, RN). They were escorted by HMS Kihna (A/Cdr. (retired) A.R.W. Sayle, RD, RNR). (1)

23 Aug 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) arrived at Rothesay. (1)

7 Sep 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (2)

8 Sep 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) departed Rothesay for Tobermory. She was escorted by HMS Blade (T/A/Lt.Cdr. S.T. Wenlock, RNR). (2)

9 Sep 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) arrived at Tobermory. (2)

10 Sep 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Ballinderry (Lt.Cdr. E.F. Aikman, RNR) and HMS Foulness (T/Lt. W.E. Mercer, RNVR). (2)

11 Sep 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Ballinderry (Lt.Cdr. E.F. Aikman, RNR) and HMS Odzani (Lt.Cdr. L.A. Sayers, RNR). (2)

12 Sep 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Magpie (Lt.Cdr. R.S. Abram, RN), HMS Odzani (Lt.Cdr. L.A. Sayers, RNR), HMS Onyx (T/A/Lt.Cdr. C.C.L. Gaussen, RNVR) and HMS Cyclamen (T/Lt. W.S. Joliffe, RNR). (3)

13 Sep 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) departed Tobermory for the Clyde. She was escorted by a British trawler (unable to read the name in the log of HMS P 511). (3)

14 Sep 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) arrived at Kames Bay where she was immediately docked. (3)

16 Sep 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) was undocked at Kames Bay. She then shifted from Kames Bay to Rothesay. (2)

17 Sep 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) shifted from Rothesay to Campbeltown. (2)

19 Sep 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(retired) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS St. Modwen (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Lycett, RD, RNR). (2)

20 Sep 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Altair (Lt.Cdr. (retired) W.R.T. Clements, RNR). (2)

21 Sep 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (2)

22 Sep 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Tuscarora (Lt.Cdr. (retired) H.T. Pitt, RN) and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (2)

23 Sep 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Tuscarora (Lt.Cdr. (retired) H.T. Pitt, RN) and HMS L' Atlantique (Skr. H. Crighton, RNR). (2)

26 Sep 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS La Cordeliere (Lt.Cdr. A.J.G. Barff, RNR) and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (2)

27 Sep 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted exercises off Campbeltown. (2)

28 Sep 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted exercises off Campbeltown. (2)

30 Sep 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted exercises off Campbeltown. (2)

1 Oct 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) departed Campbeltown for Tobermory. She was escorted by HMS Kihna (A/Cdr. (retired) A.R.W. Sayle, RD, RNR). (4)

2 Oct 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) arrived at Tobermory. (4)

4 Oct 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Betony (Lt. N.B.J. Stapleton, RD, RNR) and HMS Bardsey (T/Lt. V.S. Jeffery, RNVR). (4)

5 Oct 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Flint (T/Lt. R. Pakenham, RNR) and HMS Lindisfarne (Skr. S.G. Jinks, RNR). (4)

6 Oct 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Aries (Cdr. W.B. Tanner, RD, RNR), HMS Deptford (Lt.Cdr. H.R. White, RN), HMS Betony (Lt. N.B.J. Stapleton, RD, RNR) and HMS Flint (T/Lt. R. Pakenham, RNR). (4)

8 Oct 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Bardsey (T/Lt. V.S. Jeffery, RNVR), HMS Deptford (Lt.Cdr. H.R. White, RN) and HMS Flatholm (A/Skr.Lt. J.A. Cornelius, RNR). (4)

9 Oct 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Deptford (Lt.Cdr. H.R. White, RN), HMS Aries (Cdr. W.B. Tanner, RD, RNR), HMS Bardsey (T/Lt. V.S. Jeffery, RNVR) and HMS Dorothy Gray (T/Skr. R.H. Maulkinson, RNR). (4)

11 Oct 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Flint (T/Lt. R. Pakenham, RNR) and another vessel (unable to read the name in the log of HMS P 511). (4)

13 Oct 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Dorothy Gray (T/Skr. R.H. Maulkinson, RNR), another vessel (unable to read the name in the log of HMS P 511), HMS Deptford (Lt.Cdr. H.R. White, RN) and HMS Aries (Cdr. W.B. Tanner, RD, RNR). (4)

14 Oct 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) departed Tobermory for Rothesay. She was escorted by HMS Kihna (A/Cdr. (retired) A.R.W. Sayle, RD, RNR). (4)

15 Oct 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) arrived at Rothesay. (4)

26 Oct 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) shifted from Rothesay to Campbeltown. (4)

27 Oct 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(retired) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS Spaniel. (4)

28 Oct 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with aircraft. (4)

29 Oct 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (4)

31 Oct 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR) and HMS Bretwalda (Skr. J.B. Henderson, RNR). (4)

1 Nov 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (5)

2 Nov 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (5)

3 Nov 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(retired) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS La Cordeliere (Lt.Cdr. A.J.G. Barff, RNR). (5)

4 Nov 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (5)

5 Nov 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (5)

8 Nov 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(retired) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR). (5)

9 Nov 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Valena (Lt.Cdr. E. Gleave, RNR) and HMS Bretwalda (Skr. J.B. Henderson, RNR). (5)

10 Nov 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(retired) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR). (5)

11 Nov 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(retired) H. Buckle, RN) and another vessel (photograph of the log of HMS P 511 is blurred, unable to read the name). (5)

12 Nov 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (5)

14 Nov 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(retired) H. Buckle, RN), HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR), HMS La Cordeliere (Lt.Cdr. A.J.G. Barff, RNR) and HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR). (5)

15 Nov 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR), HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR), HMS Spaniel and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (5)

16 Nov 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS La Cordeliere (Lt.Cdr. A.J.G. Barff, RNR), HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR), HMS Shemara (Cdr.(retired) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (5)

17 Nov 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS La Cordeliere (Lt.Cdr. A.J.G. Barff, RNR) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (5)

18 Nov 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS La Cordeliere (Lt.Cdr. A.J.G. Barff, RNR) and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (5)

21 Nov 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(retired) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (5)

22 Nov 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(retired) H. Buckle, RN), HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR) and HMS Valena (Lt.Cdr. E. Gleave, RNR). (5)

23 Nov 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel and HMS Boarhound (Skr. A. Keable, RNR). (5)

24 Nov 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) shifted from Campbeltown to Rothesay. (5)

29 Nov 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) was docked at Kames Bay. (5)

3 Dec 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) was undocked at Kames Bay. She then proceeded back to Rothesay. (6)


Submarine HMS Clyde (N 12)


2 Mar 1945
HMS Clyde (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) sank a Japanese sailing vessel with scuttling charges of the west coast of Sumatra, Netherlands East Indies.

4 Mar 1945
HMS Clyde (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) sank the Japanese auxiliary submarine chaser Kiku Maru (233 GRT) with gunfire off the west coast of Sumatra, Netherlands East Indies in position 04°08'N, 96°07'E.

15 May 1945
HMS Clyde (Lt. R.H. Bull, DSC, RN) sank a Japanese sailing vessel with gunfire of the west coast of Siam.

Sources

  1. ADM 173/17927
  2. ADM 173/17928
  3. ADM 173/17928
  4. ADM 173/17929
  5. ADM 173/17930
  6. ADM 173/17931

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


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