Norman Lanyon DSC, RN
|Born||9 Mar 1908|
Retired: 15 Feb 1958
Warship Commands listed for Norman Lanyon, RN
|HMS Volunteer (D 71)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||30 Dec 1939||12 Jan 1942|
|HMS Impulsive (D 11)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||Jan 1942||early 1942|
|HMS Echo (H 23)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||17 Feb 1942||11 Feb 1943|
|HMS Tumult (R 11)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||23 Feb 1943||15 Nov 1944|
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Destroyer HMS Volunteer (D 71)
7 Jun 1940
The British merchant Frances Massey is torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-48 14 nautical miles north-west of Tory Island. The sole survivor, the master, was picked up by the British destroyer HMS Volunteer (Lt.Cdr. N. Lanyon, RN).
Destroyer HMS Echo (H 23)
31 Oct 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Echo (Lt.Cdr. N. Lanyon, RN) is docked at Scapa Flow. She was undocked later the same day. (1)
Destroyer HMS Tumult (R 11)
29 Nov 1943 (position 40.52, -18.54)
German U-boat U-86 was sunk east of the Azores, in position 40°52'N, 18°54'W, by depth charges from the British destroyers HMS Tumult (Lt.Cdr. N. Lanyon, RN) and HMS Rocket (Lt.Cdr. H.B. Ackworth, OBE, RN).
- ADM 53/116709
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