Gilbert Ridley Waymouth, RN

Born  5 May 1901

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15 Sep 1920 A/S.Lt.
15 May 1921 S.Lt.
15 Jun 1922 Lt.
15 Jun 1930 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1936 Cdr.
31 Dec 1942 Capt.

Retired: 8 Jan 1952


11 Jul 1940 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
11 Dec 1945 CBE

Warship Commands listed for Gilbert Ridley Waymouth, RN

HMS Leith (L 36 / U 36)Cdr.Sloop1 Nov 19382 Sep 1940
HMS Delhi (D 74)Capt.Light cruiser1 Dec 1943May 1945

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Sloop HMS Leith (L 36 / U 36)

28 Aug 1940
HMS Leith (Cdr. G.R. Waymouth, RN) picks up 27 survivors from the Finnish merchant Elle that was torpedoed and sunk north-east of Ireland in position 57°43'N, 12°18'W by German U-boat U-101.

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