William Josselyn Moore DSC, RNR

Birth details unknown


2 Oct 1930 S.Lt.
2 Oct 1932 Lt.
2 Oct 1940 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1944 Cdr.
31 Dec 1951 Capt.

Retired: 10 Feb 1962


13 Oct 1942 DSC

Warship Commands listed for William Josselyn Moore, RNR

HMS Bideford (L 43 / U 43)Lt.Cdr.Sloop15 Nov 194022 Nov 1942
HMS Whimbrel (U 29)Lt.Cdr.Sloop2 Dec 194220 Apr 1944
HMS Ascension (K 502)Cdr.FrigateSep 1944mid 1945

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Sloop HMS Bideford (L 43 / U 43)

23 Sep 1941
HMS Bideford (Lt.Cdr. W.J. Moore, RNR) picks up 63 survivors from the British merchant Edward Blyden that was torpedoed and sunk the previous day by German U-boat U-103 southwest of the Canary Islands in position 27°36'N, 24°29'W.

2 Nov 1942
HMS Bideford (Lt.Cdr. W.J. Moore, RNR) picks up 31 survivors from the British passenger ship Abosso that was torpedoed and sunk on 29 October 1942 by German U-boat U-575 about 700 nautical miles north-west of the Azores in position 48°30'N, 28°50'W.

Frigate HMS Ascension (K 502)

25 Nov 1944 (position 60.18, -4.52)
German U-boat U-482 was sunk in the North Atlantic west of the Shetlands, in position 60°18'N, 04°52'W, by depth charges from the British frigate HMS Ascension (Cdr. W.J. Moore. DSC, RNR).

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