David Edward Gillespie Wemyss DSO, DSC, RN
|Born||21 Feb 1900|
Retired: 21 Feb 1950
Warship Commands listed for David Edward Gillespie Wemyss, RN
|HMS Diomede (D 92)||A/Cdr.||Light cruiser||20 May 1940||21 Jun 1940|
|HMS Diomede (D 92)||A/Cdr.||Light cruiser||30 Oct 1940||13 Nov 1940|
|HMS Hartland (Y 00)||A/Cdr.||Sloop||30 Apr 1941||May 1941|
|HMS Folkestone (L 22 / U 22)||A/Cdr.||Sloop||12 Jul 1941||19 Jun 1942|
|HMS Wild Goose (U 45)||A/Cdr.||Sloop||18 Jan 1943||1 Aug 1944|
|HMS Starling (U 66)||A/Cdr.||Sloop||1 Aug 1944||25 Aug 1944|
|HMS Wild Goose (U 45)||A/Cdr.||Sloop||25 Aug 1944||23 Dec 1944|
|HMS Wild Goose (U 45)||Cdr.||Sloop||19 Jan 1945||19 Feb 1945|
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Sloop HMS Wild Goose (U 45)
8 Feb 1944 (position 49.02, -16.58)
German U-boat U-762 was sunk in the North Atlantic, in position 49°02'N, 16°58'W, by depth charges from the British sloops HMS Woodpecker (Cdr. H.L. Pryse, RNR) and HMS Wild Goose (Lt.Cdr. D.E.G. Wemyss, DSC, RN).
11 Feb 1944 (position 50.00, -18.14)
German U-boat U-424 was sunk in the North Atlantic south-west of Ireland, in position 50°00'N, 18°14'W, by depth charges from the British sloops HMS Wild Goose (Lt.Cdr. D.E.G. Wemyss, DSC, RN) and HMS Woodpecker (Cdr. H.L. Pryse, RNR).
Sloop HMS Starling (U 66)
11 Aug 1944 (position 46.16, -2.45)
German U-boat U-385 was sunk in the Bay of Biscay west of La Rochelle, in position 46°16'N, 02°45'W, by depth charges from the British sloop HMS Starling (Cdr. N.W. Duck, DSC, RNR) and depth charges from an Australian Sunderland aircraft (RAAF Sqdn. 461/P).
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