Colin Wauchope DSC, RN

Born  10 Nov 1900
Died  26 May 1945(44)Died off illness.

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1 Jan 1917 Mid.
15 Nov 1918 A/S.Lt.
15 Jul 1919 S.Lt.
15 Jun 1921 Lt.
15 Jun 1929 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1934 Cdr.
31 Dec 1942 Capt.


8 Jan 1942 DSC
13 Apr 1943 CBE

Warship Commands listed for Colin Wauchope, RN

HMS Edinburgh (16)Cdr.Light cruiser13 Dec 193916 Dec 1939
HMS Edinburgh (16)Cdr.Light cruiser20 Jun 194010 Oct 1940
HMS Activity (D 94)Capt.Escort Carrier18 May 194426 May 1945 (+)

Career information

Put on the sick list on 26/9/44. Died on the sick list on 26/5/45.

Events related to this officer

Escort Carrier HMS Activity (D 94)

Jun 1944

HMS Activity in June 1944.

Photograph with thanks to David Tolley who's father Raymond Tolley was an Air Artificer aboard HMS Activity during that time.

20 Feb 1945
HMS Activity (A/Capt. E.J.R. North, RD, RNR) picks up 92 survivors from the American merchant Peter Silvester that was torpedoed and sunk on 6 February by German U-boat U-862 south-west of Australia in position 34°19'S, 99°37'E.

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