Henry Roach, RNR
|Birth details unknown|
Retired: 23 Mar 1954
Warship Commands listed for Henry Roach, RNR
|HMS Ellesmere (FY 204)||Lt.||ASW Whaler||19 Jul 1940||17 Feb 1941|
|HMS Hibiscus (K 24)||Lt.||Corvette||Feb 1941||early 1942|
|HMS Thyme (K 210)||Lt.||Corvette||20 Feb 1942||Aug 1944|
|HMS Poppy (K 213)||Lt.||Corvette||24 Oct 1944||mid 1945|
|HMS LST 3016 (LST 3016)||A/Lt.Cdr.||Tank landing ship||Jul 1945||13 Oct 1945|
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Events related to this officer
Corvette HMS Hibiscus (K 24)
27 Sep 1941
HMS Hibiscus (Lt.Cdr. H. Roach, RNR) picks up survivors from the British fighter catapult ship HMS Springbank that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-201 in convoy HG-73 north-north-east of the Azores in position 49°09'N, 20°10'W.
28 Sep 1941
HMS Hibiscus (Lt.Cdr. H. Roach, RNR) picks up 34 survivors from the British merchant Margareta that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-201 in convoy HG-73 south-west of Cape Clear in position 50°15'N, 17°27'W.
Corvette HMS Thyme (K 210)
In mid-1943 she was escorting merchant traffic in the Freetown area
17 Aug 1943
The British merchant Empire Stanley is torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-197 south-south-east of Cap Sainte Marie, Madagascar in position 27?08'S, 48?15'E. The British corvette HMS Thyme (Lt. H. Roach, RNR) later picks up 9 survivors and landed them at Durban on 29 August.
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