Percival Clive Wickham Manwaring, RN
|Born||16 Apr 1892|
Retired: 7 Jul 1944
Warship Commands listed for Percival Clive Wickham Manwaring, RN
|HMS Cornwall (56)||Capt.||Heavy cruiser||20 Nov 1940||5 Apr 1942|
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Heavy cruiser HMS Cornwall (56)
8 May 1941 (position 3.30, 57.48)
HMS Cornwall (Capt. P.C.W. Manwaring, RN) intercepts and sank the German armed merchant cruiser Pinguin north of the Seychelles in position 03°30'N, 57°48'E.
During the action Cornwall was hit in the stern. Repairs were completed at Durban south Africa on 10 June.
25 Nov 1941 (position 7.17, 52.06)
HMS Cornwall (Capt. P.C.W. Manwaring, RN) intercept the Vichy-French merchant Surcouf (1129 GRT) of the east coast of Somalia in position 07°17'N, 52°06'E and brought her to Aden. The Surcouf was en route to Djibouti with food.
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