Leslie Frederick Lewis Hill, RNR

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Ranks

1 Mar 1935 S.Lt.
8 Nov 1936 Lt.
??? A/Lt.Cdr.
8 Nov 1944 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1950 Cdr.

Retired: 7 Jan 1960


Decorations

7 Dec 1945 RD

Warship Commands listed for Leslie Frederick Lewis Hill, RNR


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS L 23 (N 23)Lt.SubmarineDec 194023 Apr 1941
HMS L 23 (N 23)Lt.Submarine22 Jun 194222 Jun 1942
HMS L 23 (N 23)Lt.Submarine26 Jun 194227 Jul 1942
HMS P 553 (P 553)Lt.Submarine28 Jul 194218 Aug 1943
HMS Tribune (N 76)A/Lt.Cdr.Submarine9 Jan 194423 Jan 1944
HMS Tuna (N 94)A/Lt.Cdr.Submarine15 Feb 194421 Nov 1944
HMS Sardonyx (H 26)Lt.Cdr.DestroyerNov 194419 Jun 1945
HMS Morpeth Castle (K 693)Lt.Cdr.CorvetteJun 1945Mar 1946

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Events related to this officer

Submarine HMS P 553 (P 553)


30 Sep 1942
HMS P 553 (Lt. L.F.L. Hill, RNR) departed New London, Connecticut, USA for Halifax, Canada. She was escorted by HMCS Fennel (T/Lt. R.B. Warwick, RCNVR).


Submarine HMS Tuna (N 94)


27 Apr 1944
HMS Tuna (Lt. L.F.L. Hill, RNR) ended her refit at Wallsend and proceeded to Blyth. Tuna is assigned to training duties mostly based at Holy Loch and Port H.H.Z. where Tuna is used for training with Chariot human torpedoes. (1)

24 May 1944
HMS Tuna (Lt. L.F.L. Hill, RNR) departed Blyth for Port H.H.Z. (Loch Cairnbawn). She was escorted by HMS Berkshire (A/Skr.Lt. A.H. Sandford, RNR). (2)

26 May 1944
HMS Tuna (Lt. L.F.L. Hill, RNR) arrived at Port H.H.Z. (2)

7 Jun 1944
HMS Tuna (Lt. L.F.L. Hill, RNR) departed Port H.H.Z. for Rothesay. She was escorted by HMS Alecto (A/Capt. (retired) A.L. Sanders, RN). (3)

8 Jun 1944
HMS Tuna (Lt. L.F.L. Hill, RNR) arrived at Rothesay. (3)

17 Jun 1944
HMS Tuna (Lt. L.F.L. Hill, RNR) departed Rothesay for Blyth. She made part of the passage together with HMS Viking (Lt. R. Bannar-Martin, DSC, RN). They were escorted by HMS Loch Monteith (T/Lt. K.W. Richardson, RNR). (3)

20 Jun 1944
HMS Tuna (Lt. L.F.L. Hill, RNR) arrived at Blyth. (3)

7 Jul 1944
HMS Tuna (Lt. L.F.L. Hill, RNR) departed Blyth for Port H.H.Z. She was escorted by HMS ML 229 (T/Lt. W.C.R. Walsh, RNVR) until 1551/7 when HMS Castlenau (Skr. W.K. Mickleburgh, RNR) took over the escort. (4)

8 Jul 1944
HMS Tuna (Lt. L.F.L. Hill, RNR) arrived at Port H.H.Z. (4)

15 Jul 1944
HMS Tuna (Lt. L.F.L. Hill, RNR) departed Port H.H.Z. for Leith. She was escorted by HMS Sardonyx (A/Lt.Cdr. T.A. Easton, RNVR) until 0600/16 when HMS St. Agnes (A/Skr.Lt. W. Kirman, RNR) took over the escort. (4)

17 Jul 1944
HMS Tuna (Lt. L.F.L. Hill, RNR) arrived at Leith. (4)

25 Jul 1944
HMS Tuna (Lt. L.F.L. Hill, RNR) conducted trials off North Berwick. (4)

26 Jul 1944
HMS Tuna (Lt. L.F.L. Hill, RNR) conducted trials off North Berwick. Upon completion of these trials she returned to Leith. (4)

27 Jul 1944
HMS Tuna (Lt. L.F.L. Hill, RNR) shifted from Leith to North Berwick. (4)

28 Jul 1944
HMS Tuna (Lt. L.F.L. Hill, RNR) departed North Berwick for Port H.H.Z. She was escorted by HMS Castlenau (Skr. W.K. Mickleburgh, RNR). (4)

29 Jul 1944
HMS Tuna (Lt. L.F.L. Hill, RNR) arrived at Port H.H.Z. (4)

6 Aug 1944
HMS Tuna (Lt. L.F.L. Hill, RNR) shifted from Port H.H.Z. to Loch Shell (to the south of Stornoway). (5)

8 Aug 1944
HMS Tuna (Lt. L.F.L. Hill, RNR) shifted from Loch Shell to Loch Boisdale. (5)

10 Aug 1944
HMS Tuna (Lt. L.F.L. Hill, RNR) departed Loch Boisdale for Scapa Flow. She was escorted by HMS Alecto (A/Capt. (retired) A.L. Sanders, RN). (5)

11 Aug 1944
HMS Tuna (Lt. L.F.L. Hill, RNR) arrived at Scapa Flow. (5)

13 Aug 1944
HMS Tuna (Lt. L.F.L. Hill, RNR) departed Scapa Flow for passage to Blyth. She made the passage together with HMS Tactician (Lt.Cdr. A.F. Collett, DSC, RN) and HMS Trusty (Lt. L.E. Herrick, DSO, RN) that were both en-route to Dundee. They were escorted by HMS Graemsay (A/Skr.Lt. A.R. Lewis, RNR). (5)

14 Aug 1944
HMS Tuna (Lt. L.F.L. Hill, RNR) arrived at Blyth. (5)

15 Oct 1944
HMS Tuna (Lt. L.F.L. Hill, RNR) shifted from Blyth to Leith. She was escorted by HMS Castlenau (T/Skr. G. Wood, RNR). (6)

30 Oct 1944
HMS Tuna (Lt. L.F.L. Hill, RNR) shifted from Leith to Blyth. She was escorted by HMS Southcoates (SKr. A. Duthie, RNR). (6)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/19145
  2. ADM 173/18146
  3. ADM 173/18147
  4. ADM 173/18148
  5. ADM 173/18149
  6. ADM 173/19151

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


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