William Josselyn Moore DSC, RNR
|Birth details unknown|
Retired: 10 Feb 1962
Warship Commands listed for William Josselyn Moore, RNR
|HMS Bideford (L 43 / U 43)||Lt.Cdr.||Sloop||15 Nov 1940||22 Nov 1942|
|HMS Whimbrel (U 29)||Lt.Cdr.||Sloop||2 Dec 1942||20 Apr 1944|
|HMS Ascension (K 502)||Cdr.||Frigate||Sep 1944||mid 1945|
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Sloop HMS Bideford (L 43 / U 43)
23 Sep 1941
HMS Bideford (Lt.Cdr. W.J. Moore, RNR) picks up 63 survivors from the British merchant Edward Blyden that was torpedoed and sunk the previous day by German U-boat U-103 southwest of the Canary Islands in position 27°36'N, 24°29'W.
2 Nov 1942
HMS Bideford (Lt.Cdr. W.J. Moore, RNR) picks up 31 survivors from the British passenger ship Abosso that was torpedoed and sunk on 29 October 1942 by German U-boat U-575 about 700 nautical miles north-west of the Azores in position 48°30'N, 28°50'W.
Frigate HMS Ascension (K 502)
25 Nov 1944 (position 60.18, -4.52)
German U-boat U-482 was sunk in the North Atlantic west of the Shetlands, in position 60°18'N, 04°52'W, by depth charges from the British frigate HMS Ascension (Cdr. W.J. Moore. DSC, RNR).
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