Lennox Albert Knox Boswell DSO, RN
|Birth details unknown|
Retired: 7 Jan 1950
Warship Commands listed for Lennox Albert Knox Boswell, RN
|HMS Pelican (L 86 / U 86)||Cdr.||Sloop||20 Jan 1939||Jan 1941|
|HMS Dasher (D 37)||Capt.||Escort Carrier||12 Mar 1943||27 Mar 1943|
|HMS Biter (D 97)||Capt.||Escort carrier||Jul 1943||May 1944|
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Sloop HMS Pelican (L 86 / U 86)
22 Apr 1940
The anti-aircraft sloop HMS Pelican (Cdr. L.A.K. Boswell, D.S.O., RN), while on her way to the Romsdal Fjord carrying the personnel of the Naval Base party for Molde, was crippled by a German Ju-87 (Stuka) dive bomber. She was hit aft, setting off her depth charges. Pelican was towed to Lerwick and then to Chatham for repairs that lasted until early December 1940. (1)
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