Karl Henry John Lynch Phibbs, RN

Born  27 Dec 1910

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1 May 1921 A/S.Lt.
16 Jan 1932 S.Lt.
16 Oct 1933 Lt.
16 Oct 1941 Lt.Cdr.

Retired: 13 Jan 1951


24 Apr 1940 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for Karl Henry John Lynch Phibbs, RN

HMS St Marys (I 12)Lt.DestroyerOct 1940Dec 1942
HMS Douglas (D 90)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer21 Dec 194215 Jul 1944
HMS Vimy (D 33)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer24 Jun 1944mid 1945
HMS LST 425 (LST 425)Lt.Cdr.Tank landing ship7 Jul 1945late 1945

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Destroyer HMS Douglas (D 90)

31 Oct 1943 (position 35.54, -5.52)
German U-boat U-732 was sunk in the Strait of Gibraltar north of Tangier, in position 35°54'N, 05°52'W, by depth charges from the British A/S trawler HMS Imperialist (T/A/Lt.Cdr. B.H.C. Rodgers, RNVR) and the British destroyer HMS Douglas (Lt.Cdr. K.H.J.L. Phibbs, RN).

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