Clive Gwinner DSO, DSC, RN

Born  15 Oct 1908


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Ranks

16 Sep 1929 S.Lt.
16 Jun 1931 Lt.
 Lt. (retired)
16 Jun 1939 Lt.Cdr. (retired)
30 Jun 1944 Cdr. (retired)

Retired: 18 Sep 1933


Decorations

20 Oct 1942 DSO
22 Feb 1944 DSC
6 Jun 1944 Bar to DSO

Warship Commands listed for Clive Gwinner, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Alresford (J 06)Lt. (retired)Minesweeper1 Mar 193922 Dec 1939
HMS Duncan (D 99)Lt.Cdr. (retired)Destroyer18 Feb 194012 Jul 1940
HMS Clare (I 14)Lt.Cdr. (retired)Destroyer9 Sep 1940early 1941
HMS Lulworth (Y 60)Lt.Cdr. (retired)SloopJun 194124 Feb 1943
HMS Duncan (D 99)Lt.Cdr. (retired)Destroyer10 Mar 19431 Apr 1943
HMS Woodcock (U 90)Lt.Cdr. (retired)Sloop27 Apr 194331 Jan 1944
HMS Affleck (K 362)Lt.Cdr. (retired)Frigate31 Jan 1944mid 1945
HMS Balfour (K 464)Cdr. (retired)Frigate10 Jan 1945Jun 1945

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Events related to this officer

Destroyer HMS Clare (I 14)


16 Nov 1940
The British merchant Planter is torpedoed and sunk about 30 miles north-northwest of Bloody Foreland in position 55°38'N, 08°28'W by German U-boat U-137. HMS Clare (Lt.Cdr. C. Gwinner, RN) later picks up 60 survivors.


Sloop HMS Lulworth (Y 60)


27 Aug 1941
HMS Lulworth (Lt.Cdr. C. Gwinner, RN) picks up 27 survivors from the Norwegian merchant Segundo that was torpedoed and sunk west of Ireland in position 53°36'N, 16°40'W by German U-boat U-557.

23 Sep 1941
HMS Lulworth (Lt.Cdr. C. Gwinner, RN) picks up 37 survivors from the British merchant Niceto de Larrinaga that was torpedoed and sunk the previous day by German U-boat U-103 south-west of the Canary Islands in position 27°32'N, 24°26'W.

24 Sep 1941
HMS Lulworth (Lt.Cdr. C. Gwinner, RN) picks up 5 survivors from the British merchant St. Clair II that was torpedoed and sunk west-northwest of the Canary Islands in position 30°25'N, 23°35'W by German U-boat U-67.

31 Oct 1941 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Lulworth (Lt.Cdr. C. Gwinner, RN) picks up 22 survivors from the Dutch merchant Bennekom that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-96 in convoy OS-10 about 530 nautical miles west of Cape Clear in position 51°20'N, 23°40'W.

11 Jun 1942
HMS Lulworth (Lt.Cdr. C. Gwinner, RN) picks up 20 survivors from the British tanker Geo H. Jones that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-455 north-northeast of the Azores in position 45°40'N, 22°40'W.

14 Jul 1942 (position 30.07, -26.07)
The Italian submarine Pietro Calvi (offsite link) was sunk south of the Azores by the British sloop HMS Lulworth (Lt.Cdr. C. Gwinner, RN). Lulworth forced the Italian submarine to the surface by depth charging and then shelled the Pietro Calvi rending it incapable to dive. In the end the Italians abandoned ship and scuttled the submarine.


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