Ronald John Robert Dendy
Life & Career
Dendy was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 April, 1921.
Dendy was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 April, 1929.
Dendy was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1934.
Dendy was appointed to the Repulse on 5 July 1941. He was lucky to survive her loss to Japanese air attack off Ceylon.
Dendy was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1941.
Dendy was blamed in the loss of the light cruiser H.M.S. Coventry in that he was not ready for an attack after being shadowed for four hours.
He retired 8 January, 1951.
William P. Carne
|Captain of H.M.S. Coventry
Jan, 1942 – Sep, 1942