Walter Evershed DSO, RN
|Born||19 Apr 1907|
Retired: 26 Oct 1960
Warship Commands listed for Walter Evershed, RN
|HMS Wivern (D 66)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||31 Jul 1939||17 Jan 1940|
|HMS Vansittart (D 64)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||17 Jan 1940||30 Aug 1940|
|HMS Jersey (F 72)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||30 Aug 1940||8 Jan 1941|
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Events related to this officer
Destroyer HMS Vansittart (D 64)
1 Jul 1940 (position 48.33, -10.26)
German U-boat U-102 was sunk in the North Atlantic south-west of Ireland, in position 48°33'N, 10°26'E, by depth charges from the British destroyer HMS Vansittart (Lt.Cdr. R.G. Knowling, RN).
HMS Vansittart also picks up 26 survivors from the British merchant Clearton that was U-102's last victim.
Destroyer HMS Jersey (F 72)
10 Oct 1940
HMS Jersey (Lt.Cdr. W. Evershed, RN) set off a mine when leaving the Humber and sustained some damage, repairs were carried out in the docks in London. Jersey arrived at Plymouth on the 13th October.
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