8 results found for: Bismarck

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SQUANCE, Sidney J (#247)

…on the BISMARCK CHASE, U-556 sighted her but had no torpedoes left, & RODNEY helped dest.roy BISMARCK 27May4l also with one torpedo (380 16″ and 716 6″ shells, and 12 21″ torpedoes were fired by RODNEY alone! Other participants KG V 339 15″ 660 5.25″ shells, NORFOLK 527 8″ &…

GICK, Philip D (#206)

…in the hunt for the German battleship Bismarck in May 1941. During an initial attack at night, he was the only pilot out of nine to score a torpedo hit, though no significant damage was inflicted. Bismarck was sunk two days later following a more successful air strike from Ark…

GUERITZ, Edward Finlay (#212)

…ship past; returned via GIB on Cruiser LONDON but, as Bismarck was out, they swung out westwards. caught two German Supply Ships & sailed back via Freetown and through GIBRALTAR again with prisoners; in UK, deep specialisation followed, with two 18 month tours in COMBINED OPERATIONS (his INDIAN ARMY brother…

FRASER, Ian E (#67)

…during hunt for Bismarck, 5/1941; handling of German POWs from sunken submarine U-651 in Atlantic, 29/6/1941; character of and attitude to convoy escort duties; zig-zag course used by convoys. Aspects of period of training with Submarine Service in GB, 1942: training at Blythe; asdic running training aboard submarine HMS H…

MORLEY, Sam (#278)

…Rosyth including the Bismarck alert, Sam would join HMS REDOUBT in September 1942 after a further Torpedo course in Roedean School (HMS VERNON) and the new unused St Dunstan’s building. Redoubt was a brand-new R-class destroyer commissioning at John Brown’s Clyde shipyard. Sam remembers the personal handling of the 1,000…

OKOLOW-ZUBKOWSKI, Konstanty (#178)

…eight twin turrets), witnessing that chase & even taking the single photograph taken and printed in the ‘Illustrated London News’ of the final drama of the DESTRUCTION and SINKING OF BISMARCK on 27/28May41; later he served in MOTOR GUN BOATS including DROPPING AGENTS & later in the DESTROYER HMS GREYHOUND…

TWISS, L Peter (#309)

…for the development and sale of their fast day cruisers, appearing in the Bond film “From Russia with Love” driving a Fairey Marine Speedboat and also in the film “Sink the Bismarck” where he flew a Fairey Swordfish. “Faster than the Sun” was Peter Twiss’s autobiography published by Grub Street….

Naval & Naval Air

…Rear Admiral Philip D ‘Percy’ GICK CB OBE DSC* RN SWORDFISH TORPEDO BISMARCK HIT +S/Lt Lawson on 24 May41, VINDEX ANTI-U BOAT Cdr Flying, MURMANSK CONVOYS & MED OPS #82 GRM GOING Commander G R M GOING DSO OBE RN RN AVIATION, HMS ILLUSTRIOUS, TARANTO RAID 11Nov4O, SWORDFISH & BLESMA…

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