Desmond Doyle

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Sailor

Anecdotes

Tanker Anecdote Post date Action
San Cirilo

21/3/42 - Heavily damaged by a Japanese submarine torpedo attack south of Ceylon (Sri Lanka). She managed to reach port and was repaired. 1955 Sold to the Price Soc.

12/31/2016 - 09:33
San Gaspar (1)

18/7/42 - Torpedoed off Trinidad and was repaired. 23/2/54 - Arrived at Osaka for scrapping.

12/31/2016 - 09:36
San Lorenzo

San Lorenzo (1914-28). 3/6/17 Torpedoed off NW Ireland, towed in and repaired. 1917 Tonnage openings closed and thereafter the tonnages were 12097 get.

12/31/2016 - 09:23
San Salvador (1)

15/12/47 - Damaged by collision off Curacao with Tucupita and subsequent fire. Condemned and in 1949 sold for scrapping at Buenos Aires.

12/31/2016 - 09:40
San Velino

My father Desmond Doyle served as Chief Officer from 57-58. He took over command 259/58 due to Capt. Gibb becoming ill.

12/31/2016 - 09:52
San Venancio

My father Desmond Doyle was aboard for the last North Atlantic convoy of the WWII and on her independent return to the UK.

12/31/2016 - 10:30