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.|
Warship Commands listed for Colin Wauchope, RN
|HMS Edinburgh (16)||Cdr.||Light cruiser||13 Dec 1939||16 Dec 1939|
|HMS Edinburgh (16)||Cdr.||Light cruiser||20 Jun 1940||10 Oct 1940|
|HMS Activity (D 94)||Capt.||Escort Carrier||18 May 1944||26 May 1945 (+)|
Put on the sick list on 26/9/44. Died on the sick list on 26/5/45.
Events related to this officer
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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