William Brown Piggott DSC, OBE, RD, RNR
|Birth details unknown|
Retired: 7 Jun 1957
Warship Commands listed for William Brown Piggott, RNR
|HMS Hugh Walpole (FY 102)||Lt.Cdr.||ASW Trawler||6 Oct 1939||May 1940|
|HMS Mallow (K 81)||Lt.Cdr.||Corvette||21 May 1940||1 Jul 1941|
|HMS Fleetwood (L 47 / U 47)||Cdr.||Sloop||20 Jul 1942||Jul 1944|
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Events related to this officer
Corvette HMS Mallow (K 81)
17 Nov 1940
HMS Mallow (Lt.Cdr. W.B. Piggott, RNR) picks up 18 survivors from the British merchant Saint Germain that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-137 north-north-west of Tory Island in position 55°40'N, 08°40'W.
Sloop HMS Fleetwood (L 47 / U 47)
11 May 1943 (position 46.55, -14.44)
German U-boat U-528 was sunk in the North Atlantic south-west of Ireland, in position 46°55'N, 14°44'W, by depth charges from a British Handley Page Halifax aircraft (Sqdn. 58/D) and by depth charges from the British sloop HMS Fleetwood (Cdr. W.B. Piggot, OBE, RNR).
2 Nov 1943 (position 35.33, -6.37)
German U-boat U-340 was sunk at 0430hrs on 2 November 1943 near Tangier, in position 35°33'N, 06°37'W, by depth charges from the British sloop HMS Fleetwood (Cdr. W.B. Piggott, DSC, RD, RNR) and the British destroyers HMS Active (Lt.Cdr. P.G. Merriman, DSC, RN) and HMS Witherington (Lt.Cdr. R.B.S. Tennant, RN) and by depth charges from a British Wellington aircraft (Sqdn. 179/R).
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