Percival Clive Wickham Manwaring, RN

Born  16 Apr 1892

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15 Sep 1909 Mid.
15 Dec 1912 S.Lt.
15 May 1914 Lt.
15 May 1922 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1927 Cdr.
30 Jun 1935 Capt.

Retired: 7 Jul 1944


Warship Commands listed for Percival Clive Wickham Manwaring, RN

HMS Cornwall (56)Capt.Heavy cruiser20 Nov 19405 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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