Walter Thomas Couchman DSO, OBE, RN
|Born||19 Mar 1905|
Warship Commands listed for Walter Thomas Couchman, RN
|HMS Veteran (D 72)||Cdr.||Destroyer||4 Dec 1940||6 Jul 1941|
|HMS Broke (D 83)||Cdr.||Destroyer||7 Jul 1941||Apr 1942|
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Destroyer HMS Veteran (D 72)
4 Apr 1941
The British merchant Harbledown is torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-94 south-south-west of Iceland in position 58°24'N, 23°20'W. HMS Veteran (Cdr. W.T. Couchman, OBE, RN) later picks up 25 survivors.
1 May 1941
HMS Veteran (Cdr. W.T. Couchman, OBE, RN) picks up 91 survivors from the British passenger ship Nerissa that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-552 south-east of Rockall in position 55°57'N, 10°08'W.
10 Jun 1941
HMS Veteran (Cdr. W.T. Couchman, OBE, RN) picks up 29 survivors from the British merchant Ainderby that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-552 130 nautical miles west by north of Bloody Foreland in position 55°30'N, 12°10'W.
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