Richard Walgate, RNR

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11 Aug 1937 S.Lt.
3 Oct 1939 Lt.
3 Oct 1947 Lt.Cdr.

Retired: 3 Sep 1957


16 Dec 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
19 Apr 1948 RD

Warship Commands listed for Richard Walgate, RNR

HMS Kingston Onyx (4.54)Lt.ASW Trawler28 Nov 194013 Jan 1941
HMS Vascama (FY 185)Lt.ASW Trawler13 Jan 1941early 1942
HMS Erne (U 03)Lt.SloopNov 1943Dec 1943

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ASW Trawler HMS Kingston Onyx (4.54)

6 Jan 1941
HMS Kingston Onyx (Lt. R. Walgate, RNR) picks up 30 survivors from the British merchant Empire Thunder that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-124 about 100 nautical miles north-northeast of Rockall, in position 59°14'N, 12°43'W.

ASW Trawler HMS Vascama (FY 185)

25 Aug 1941 (position 61.30, -15.30)
German U-boat U-452 was sunk in the North Atlantic south of Iceland, in position 61°30'N, 15°30'W, by depth charges from the British A/S trawler HMS Vascama and from a British Catalina aircraft (209 Sqn RAF/J).

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