Charles Henry Lawrence Woodhouse, RN
|Born||9 Jul 1893||Tuxford, Nottinghamshire, England, U.K.|
|Died||23 Sep 1978||(85)||Warlingham, Surrey, England, U.K.|
Retired: 15 Aug 1950
Warship Commands listed for Charles Henry Lawrence Woodhouse, RN
|HMS Ajax (22)||Capt.||Light cruiser||9 Oct 1937||22 Apr 1940|
|HMS Howe (32)||Capt.||Battleship||3 Apr 1942||Dec 1943|
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Light cruiser HMS Ajax (22)
3 Sep 1939 (position -33.50, -53.30)
HMS Ajax (Capt. C.H.L. Woodhouse, RN) intercepts the German merchant Olinda (4576 GRT) off the coast of Uruguay in position 33°50'S, 53°30'W. The German ship is sunk by gunfire.
4 Sep 1939 (position -34.19, -48.29)
HMS Ajax (Capt. C.H.L. Woodhouse, RN) intercepts the German merchant Carl Fritzen (6594 GRT) in the South Atlantic off the coast off Uruguay in position 34°19'S, 48°29'W. However before the ship can be captured she is scuttled by her crew.
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