Arthur George Talbot DSO, RN
|Born||31 Mar 1892|
|Died||15 Oct 1960||(68)|
Photo held by National Gallery, from ca 1943
Retired: 4 Jan 1948
Warship Commands listed for Arthur George Talbot, RN
|HMS Inglefield (D 02)||Capt.||Destroyer||7 May 1937||7 Nov 1939|
|HMS Furious (47)||Capt.||Aircraft Carrier||14 Dec 1940||23 Oct 1941|
|HMS Illustrious (87)||Capt.||Aircraft Carrier||24 Oct 1941||23 Aug 1942|
|HMS Formidable (67)||Capt.||Aircraft Carrier||23 Aug 1942||23 Sep 1943|
Events related to this officer
Destroyer HMS Inglefield (D 02)
14 Oct 1939 (position 50.58, -12.57)
German U-boat U-45 was sunk south-west of Ireland, in position 50°58'N, 12°57'W, by depth charges from the British destroyers HMS Inglefield (Capt. A.G. Talbot, RN), HMS Ivanhoe (Cdr. B. Jones, RN), HMS Intrepid (Cdr. J.W. Josselyn, RN) and HMS Icarus (Lt.Cdr. C.D. Maud, RN).
Aircraft Carrier HMS Formidable (67)
17 Nov 1942 (position 37.05, 2.27)
German U-boat U-331 was sunk in the Mediterranean north of Algiers in position 37°05'N, 02°27'E after she had been badly damaged by a Hudson aircraft she signalled surrender to a seaplane but was attacked by a torpedo-equipped aircraft Albacore from the British aircraft carrier HMS Formidable (Squadrons 500 and 820).
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