William Frederick Eyre Hussey DSO, DSC, RN

Born  7 Nov 1908
Died  11 May 1942(33)HMS Lively

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1 Jan 1929 A/S.Lt.
1 Aug 1929 S.Lt.
1 May 1931 Lt.
1 May 1939 Lt.Cdr.


23 Dec 1939 DSC
11 Jul 1940 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
1 Jul 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
24 Feb 1942 DSO

Warship Commands listed for William Frederick Eyre Hussey, RN

HMS Vesper (D 55)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer31 Jul 193924 Feb 1941
HMS Lively (G 40)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer25 Feb 194111 May 1942 (+)

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Destroyer HMS Vesper (D 55)

14 Feb 1940
HMS Whitshed (Cdr E.R. Conder, RN) and HMS Vesper (Lt.Cdr. W.F.E. Hussey, DSC, RN) together pick up 72 survivors from the British merchant Sultan Star that was torpedoed and sunk southwest of the Scilly Isles in position 48°54'N, 10°03'W by German U-boat U-48.

1 Jul 1940
HMS Vesper (Lt.Cdr. W.E.F. Hussey, DSC, RN) and HMS Windsor (Cdr. P.D.H.R. Pelly, RN) together pick up 111 survivors from the British merchant Beignon that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-30 about 300 nautical miles west of Ushant in position 47°20'N, 10°30'W.

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