William Alan Frank Hawkins DSO, DSC, OBE, RN
|Born||23 Apr 1908|
Retired: 7 Jan 1958
Warship Commands listed for William Alan Frank Hawkins, RN
|HMS Sardonyx (H 26)||Lt.||Destroyer||17 Jan 1939||Dec 1939|
|HMS Winchelsea (D 46)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||20 Dec 1939||Dec 1941|
|HMS Partridge (G 30)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||17 Dec 1941||18 Dec 1942|
|HMS Whirlwind (ii) (R 87)||Cdr.||Destroyer||14 Jun 1944||Jul 1946|
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Destroyer HMS Winchelsea (D 46)
27 Jul 1940
HMS Winchelsea (Lt.Cdr. W.A.F. Hawkins, RN) picks up 48 survivors from the British merchant Sambre that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-34 south-south-west of Rockall in position 56°37'N, 17°53'W.
HMS Winchelsea also picks up 36 survivors from the British merchant Thiara that was also torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-34 south-south-west of Rockall in position 56°37'N, 17°56'W.
17 Sep 1940
HMS Winchelsea (Lt.Cdr. W.A.F. Hawkins, DSC, RN) picks up 25 survivors from the British merchant Crown Arun that was torpedoed and sunk (with gunfire) by German U-boat U-99 north of Rockall in position 58°02'N, 14°18'W.
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