William Francis Roderick Segrave DSC, RN
|Born||1 Aug 1907|
Retired: 22 Nov 1952
Warship Commands listed for William Francis Roderick Segrave, RN
|HMS Westcott (D 47 / I 47)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||21 Aug 1939||Feb 1941|
|HMS Wellington (L 65 / U 65)||Lt.Cdr.||Sloop||Feb 1941||24 Oct 1942|
|HMS Kite (U 87)||Lt.Cdr.||Sloop||7 Jan 1943||May 1944|
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Destroyer HMS Westcott (D 47 / I 47)
5 Jul 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Westcott (Lt.Cdr. W.F.R. Segrave, RN) picks up 57 survivors from the British destroyer HMS Whirlwind that was torpedoed and sunk by the German U-boat U-34 about 120 nautical miles west of Lands End in position 50°17'N, 8°48'W.
16 Jan 1941
HMS Westcott (Lt.Cdr. W.F.R. Segrave, RN), HMRT Superman and HMRT Tenacity together pick up 143 survivors from the British passenger ship Oropasa that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-96 southeast of Rockall in position 56°28'N, 12°00'W.
Sloop HMS Wellington (L 65 / U 65)
21 May 1942
HMS Wellington (Lt.Cdr. W.F.R. Segrave, RN) picks up 61 survivors from the British tanker Montenol that is torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-159 about 140 nautical miles east-south-east of Santa Maria, Azores in position 36°41'N, 22°45'W.
HMS Wellington also picks up 10 survivors from the British merchant New Brunswick that was also torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-159 about 140 nautical miles east-south-east of Santa Maria, Azores in position 36°53'N, 22°55'W.
19 Jul 1942
HMS Wellington (Lt.Cdr. W.F.R. Segrave, RN) picks up 41 survivors from the British merchant Lavington Court that is torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-564 about 200 nautical miles north of the Azores in position 42°38'N, 25°28'W.
Sloop HMS Kite (U 87)
30 Jul 1943 (position 45.33, -10.56)
German U-boat U-504 was sunk at 1543hrs on 30 July 1943 in the North Atlantic north-west of Cape Ortegal, Spain, in position 45°33'N, 10°56'W, by depth charges from the British Sloops HMS Kite (Lt.Cdr. W.F.R. Segrave, RN), HMS Woodpecker (Lt.Cdr. R.E.S. Hugonin, DSC, RN), HMS Wren (Lt.Cdr. R.M. Aubrey, RN) and HMS Wild Goose (Lt.Cdr. D.E.G. Wemyss, RN).
6 Nov 1943 (position 44.49, -41.13)
German U-boat U-226 was sunk at 0700hrs on 6 November 1943 in the North Atlantic east of Newfoundland, in position 44°49'N, 41°13'W, by depth charges from the British sloops HMS Starling (Capt. F.W. Walker, CB, DSO and Bar, RN), HMS Woodcock (Lt.Cdr. C. Gwinner, DSO, RN) and HMS Kite (Lt.Cdr. W.F.R. Segrave, DSC, RN).
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