Geoffrey William MacNachtane Ambrose, RN

Born  23 Oct 1903Bromley, London, England, U.K.
Died  29 Jan 1944(40)HMS Spartan


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Ranks

15 Jan 1924 A/S.Lt.
30 Jul 1924 S.Lt.
30 Apr 1926 Lt.
30 Apr 1934 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1940 Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Geoffrey William MacNachtane Ambrose, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Liverpool (11)Cdr.Light cruiserFeb 194117 Jul 1941

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Light cruiser HMS Liverpool (11)


17 Mar 1941 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Liverpool (Cdr. G.W.M. Ambrose, RN) is docked in the floating dock at Alexandria. (1)

31 Mar 1941
HMS Liverpool (Cdr. G.W.M. Ambrose, RN) is undocked. (1)

22 Apr 1941
HMS Liverpool (Cdr. G.W.M. Ambrose, RN) is docked in the floating dock at Alexandria to make her fit for passage to the U.S.A. (2)

26 Apr 1941
HMS Liverpool (Cdr. G.W.M. Ambrose, RN) is undocked. (2)

30 Apr 1941 (position 0.00, 0.00)
Around 1100 hours (zone -3), HMS Liverpool (Cdr. G.W.M. Ambrose, RN), departed Alexandria for Aden. A temporary bow had been fitted. Shortly after departure gunnery exercises (6" and 4" AA) were carried out. (2)

5 May 1941 (position 0.00, 0.00)
At 1430 hours (zone -3), HMS Liverpool (Cdr. G.W.M. Ambrose, RN) arrived at Aden. (3)

6 May 1941 (position 0.00, 0.00)
At 0600 hours (zone -3), HMS Liverpool (Cdr. G.W.M. Ambrose, RN) departed Aden for Colombo. (3)

12 May 1941
Shortly after 0700 hours (zone -5.5), HMS Liverpool (Cdr. G.W.M. Ambrose, RN) arrived at Colombo. (3)

13 May 1941 (position 0.00, 0.00)
Shortly after 0600 hours (zone -5.5), HMS Liverpool (Cdr. G.W.M. Ambrose, RN) departed Colombo for Singapore. (3)

17 May 1941 (position 0.00, 0.00)
At 1730 hours (zone -7.5), HMS Liverpool (Cdr. G.W.M. Ambrose, RN) arrived at Singapore. (3)

20 May 1941 (position 0.00, 0.00)
At 1430 hours (zone -7.5), HMS Liverpool (Cdr. G.W.M. Ambrose, RN) departed Singapore for Manila. (3)

24 May 1941 (position 0.00, 0.00)
At 1030 hours (zone -8), HMS Liverpool (Cdr. G.W.M. Ambrose, RN) arrived at Manila. (3)

25 May 1941
At 0900 hours (zone -8), HMS Liverpool (Cdr. G.W.M. Ambrose, RN) departed Manila for Honolulu / Pearl Harbour. (3)

7 Jun 1941
At 1240 hours (zone +10.5), HMS Liverpool (Cdr. G.W.M. Ambrose, RN) arrived at Honolulu / Pearl Harbour. (4)

9 Jun 1941
Shortly after 0900 hours (zone +10.5), HMS Liverpool (Cdr. G.W.M. Ambrose, RN) departed Honolulu / Pearl Harbour for the Mare Island naval shipyard. (4)

16 Jun 1941 (position 0.00, 0.00)
At 0330 hours (zone +8), HMS Liverpool (Cdr. G.W.M. Ambrose, RN) arrived at the Mare Island naval shipyard at San Francisco where she is to be taken in hand for full repairs. (4)

Sources

  1. ADM 53/112607
  2. ADM 53/114543
  3. ADM 53/114544
  4. ADM 53/114545

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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