Robert Marriott Aubrey DSC, RN
|Born||30 Mar 1909|
Retired: 30 Mar 1959
Warship Commands listed for Robert Marriott Aubrey, RN
|HMS Blanche (H 47)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||27 Jun 1939||13 Nov 1939|
|HMS Campbell (D 60)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||8 Apr 1940||24 Jun 1940|
|HMS Fowey (L 15 / U 15)||Lt.Cdr.||Sloop||6 Aug 1940||30 Nov 1942|
|HMS Wren (ii) (U 28)||Lt.Cdr.||Sloop||16 Dec 1942||8 Nov 1943|
|HMS Exe (K 92)||Lt.Cdr.||Frigate||24 Nov 1943||25 Feb 1944|
|HMCS Beacon Hill (K 407)||Cdr.||Frigate||5 Mar 1945||Aug 1945|
|HMS Musketeer (G 86)||Cdr.||Destroyer||Aug 1945||4 Jun 1946|
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Destroyer HMS Campbell (D 60)
20 Jun 1940
The British merchant Empire Conveyor is torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-122 about 50 nautical miles south of Barra Head, Hebrides in position 56°16'N, 08°10'W. HMS Campbell (Lt.Cdr. R.M. Aubrey, RN) later picks up 38 survivors.
Sloop HMS Fowey (L 15 / U 15)
19 Oct 1940
HMS Fowey (Lt.Cdr.(emergency) L.C.A. Leefe, RN) picks up 35 survivors from the British merchant Empire Brigade that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-99 about 100 miles east-southeast of Rockall in position 57°12'N, 10°43'W.
20 Nov 1942
HMS Fowey (Cdr. L.B.A. Majendie, RN (retired)) picks up 67 survivors from the British merchant Grangepark that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-263 west of Gibraltar in position 35°55'N, 10°14'W.
Sloop HMS Wren (ii) (U 28)
1 May 1943
The British merchant Port Victor is torpedoed and sunk north-east of the Azores in position 47°49'N, 22°02'W by German U-boat U-107. HMS Wren (Lt.Cdr. R.M. Aubrey, RN) later picks up 145 survivors.
24 Jun 1943 (position 45.00, -11.59)
German U-boat U-449 was sunk at 1600hrs on 24 June 1943 in the North Atlantic, north-west of Cape Ortegal, Spain, in position 45°00'N, 11°59'W, by depth charges from the British sloops HMS Wren (Lt.Cdr. R.M. Aubrey, RN), HMS Woodpecker (Lt.Cdr. R.E.S. Hugonin, DSC, RN), HMS Kite (Lt.Cdr. W.F.R. Segrave, RN) and HMS Wild Goose (Lt.Cdr. D.E.G. Wemyss, RN).
14 Jul 1943
On the 14th of July, the seven survivors of German U-boat U-607 were rescued by HMS Wren (Lt.Cdr. R.M. Aubrey, RN). U-607 was sunk the day before (13 July 1943) by Sunderland "N" of the British 228. Sqn and Halifax "Q" of the British 58. Sqn. (1)
30 Jul 1943 (position 45.33, -10.58)
German U-boat U-462 was sunk in the Bay of Biscay at position 45°33'N, 10°58'W.by a British Handley Page Halifax aircraft (Sqdn 502/S) and gunfire from the British sloops HMS Wren (Lt.Cdr. R.M. Aubrey, RN), HMS Kite (Lt.Cdr. W.F.R. Segrave, RN), HMS Woodpecker (Lt.Cdr. R.E.S. Hugonin, DSC, RN), HMS Wild Goose (Lt.Cdr. D.E.G. Wemyss, RN) and HMS Woodcock (Lt.Cdr. C. Gwinner, DSO, RN).
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