Edward Albert Gibbs DSO, RN
|Born||21 Apr 1903|
Retired: 11 Feb 1949
Warship Commands listed for Edward Albert Gibbs, RN
|HMS Fortune (H 70)||Cdr.||Destroyer||15 Jul 1939||2 Nov 1940|
|HMS Pathfinder (G 10)||Cdr.||Destroyer||6 Jan 1942||Nov 1943|
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Destroyer HMS Fortune (H 70)
20 Sep 1939 (position 58.35, -9.02)
German U-boat U-27 was sunk in the North Atlanic west of Hebrides, in position 58°35'N, 09°02'W, by depth charges from the British destroyers HMS Fortune (Cdr. E.A. Gibbs, RN) and HMS Forester (Lt.Cdr. E.B. Tancock, RN).
Destroyer HMS Pathfinder (G 10)
22 Jul 1942
HMS Pathfinder (Cdr. E.A. Gibbs, DSO and Bar, RN) picks up 23 survivors from the British merchant Cortona that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-201 south of the Azores in position 32°45'N, 24°45'W.
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