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by Arthur Hezlet


Hezlet returned to the UK in September 1941, with Ian McGeoch as his first lieutenant, to take .

Hezlet returned to the UK in September 1941, with Ian McGeoch as his first lieutenant, to take command of Trident again. In May 1942, he was involved in protecting convoys to North Russia. He sank the German ore carrier Hoedur, and picked up survivors from sunk merchant vessels. He also operated on the surface as escort vessel for the. large convoy PQ16, and was mentioned in dispatches again. He published a memoir, HMS Trenchant at War: from Chatham to the Banka Strait, in 2001, and his last book, the authoritative History of British and Allied Submarine Operations (2002), listed every patrol taken by an Allied submarine in the Second World War.

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HMS Trenchant at war. from Chatham to the Banka Strait.

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Bibliographic Details On their arrival at Freemantle in July 1945, Trenchant had been at sea for 82. .Hurlingham Books, based in Fulham, London SW6 has been established 35 years.

Bibliographic Details. Title: Hms Trenchant at War: From Chatham to the. Publisher: Leo Cooper, United Kingdom. Publication Date: 2001. On their arrival at Freemantle in July 1945, Trenchant had been at sea for 82 out of the last 94 days and covered 15,000 miles. More than that, she had sunk the Japanese cruiser Ashigara, the largest warship sunk by a British submarine, as well as a minesweeper, a submarine and a mass of miscellaneous enemy shipping. The crew's achievements were honoured by the award of seven DSCs, eleven DSMs and nine hes.

Arthur Hezlet was a decorated Royal Navy submariner. I was the Navigating Officer of HMS TRENCHANT throughout the period covered by this book and was able to give the author some help with the writing of same. He became the Royal Navy's youngest captain, aged 36, and its youngest admiral, aged 45. In retirement he became a military historian. 4 people found this helpful.

HMS Trenchant is a Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered fleet submarine of the Royal Navy built by Vickers Shipbuilding . Trenchant is in service and is based at HMNB Devonport.

HMS Trenchant is a Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered fleet submarine of the Royal Navy built by Vickers Shipbuilding, Barrow-in-Furness. She is the third vessel and the second submarine of the Royal Navy to be named for the characteristic of.

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This is both the war memoir of a distinguished naval officer and the history of HMS Trenchant, a T Class submarine. Admiral Hezlet was appointed to command Trenchant from her completion in early 1944 until mid-1945 during which time she and her crew worked up, voyaged to the Far East and carried out five highly dangerous and successful operational patrols.

Vice Admiral Sir Arthur Richard Hezlet (7 April 1914 – 7 November 2007), nicknamed Baldy Hezlet, was a decorated Royal Navy submariner. HMS Trenchant: From Chatham to the Banka Strait. He became the Royal Navy's youngest captain at the time – aged 36 – and its youngest admiral, aged 45. Barnsley: Leo Cooper.

HMS Trenchant (P331) was a British T class submarine of the Second World War. On completion she was given over to the crew of HMS Thrasher whose submarine was due for a refit. Trenchant under her captain Commander Arthur Hezlet, DSO, DSC acted in the Far East mostly off South East Asia against Japanese shipping sinking a range of vessels both transports and warships, using her torpedoes, gun and also by ramming.

This is both the war memoir of a distinguished naval officer and the history of HMS Trenchant, a T Class submarine. Admiral Hezlet was appointed to command Trenchant from her completion in early 1944 until mid-1945 during which time she and her crew worked up, voyaged to the Far East and carried out five highly dangerous and successful operational patrols. On their arrival at Freemantle in July 1945, Trenchant had been at sea for 82 out of the last 94 days and covered 15,000 miles. More than that, she had sunk the Japanese cruiser Ashigara, the largest warship sunk by a British submarine, as well as a minesweeper, a submarine and a mass of miscellaneous enemy shipping. The crew's achievements were honoured by the award of seven DSCs, eleven DSMs and nine Mentioned-in-Despatches.
Jonariara
Well, a quite good book. Some of it is kind straight information.."Dropped commandos off to blow bridge, other parts are quite exciting. And gives a very good look at how the British subs operated. My favorite part? Dive dive...(ok, may not have said that?) but someone left a 6.5" water valve open in the torpedo room. It was a test dive with half crew. And that few seconds, you could FEEL the excitement.

I highly recommend this book. And I also know the ex officer, he's 96 now. And after the war, he meet up with the family of the German submariner he rescued.
Grarana
This is a good account of the activities of the RN Submarine HMS TRENCHANT during the later sages of the war. The Majority of text is fairly emotionless - just givin the facts of wahat happened ("Surfaced here - saw a ship - Sank it"). The narrative is livened up a little with a few anecdotes from the lower deck and in the epilog. Gives a good account of the roles and responsibilities and operations of the boat - but but not much on what it actually felt like
spacebreeze
An enjoyable book the author gives a first rate account of his life in submarines. It isnt flashy or earth shattering by any means by a reall good book to read. At the Kindle price you cannot go wrong.
Elizabeth
I was the Navigating Officer of HMS TRENCHANT throughout the period covered by this book and was able to give the author some help with the writing of same.
HMS TRENCHANT: From Chatham to the Banka Strait ebook
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Arthur Hezlet
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