Gerald Anthony Gore Ormsby DSO, RN
|Born||28 Sep 1909|
|Died||30 Sep 1992||(83)||Nettlebed, Oxfordshire, England|
Retired: 28 Sep 1959
Warship Commands listed for Gerald Anthony Gore Ormsby, RN
|HMS Vanquisher (D 54)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||15 Feb 1943||15 Nov 1943|
|HMS Pheasant (U 49)||Lt.Cdr.||Sloop||30 Nov 1943||20 Jan 1944|
|HMS Spey (K 246)||Cdr.||Frigate||3 Feb 1944||23 May 1944|
|HMS Taff (K 637)||Cdr.||Frigate||23 May 1944||9 Jun 1945|
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Frigate HMS Spey (K 246)
18 Feb 1944 (position 48.32, -23.36)
German U-boat U-406 was sunk in the North Atlantic, in position 48°32'N, 23°36'W, by depth charges from the British frigate HMS Spey.
19 Feb 1944 (position 48.51, -22.44)
German U-boat U-386 was sunk in the North Atlantic, in position 48°51'N, 22°44'W, by depth charges from the British frigate HMS Spey.
Frigate HMS Taff (K 637)
1 Sep 1944
The British merchant Troilus is torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-859 about 300 nautical miles north-east of Socotra Island in position 14°10'N, 61°04'E. Later HMS Nadder (T/A/Lt.Cdr. P.E. Kitto, RNR) and HMS Taff (Cdr. G.A.G. Ormsby, DSO, DSC, RN) together pick up 95 survivors and landed them at Aden on 10 September.
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