Gerald Anthony Gore Ormsby DSO, RN

Born  28 Sep 1909
Died  30 Sep 1992(83)Nettlebed, Oxfordshire, England


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Ranks

1 Jan 1930 A/S.Lt.
1 Jul 1930 S.Lt.
1 Aug 1931 Lt.
1 Aug 1939 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1943 Cdr.
28 Sep 1959 Capt.

Retired: 28 Sep 1959


Decorations

6 Jun 1944 DSO

Warship Commands listed for Gerald Anthony Gore Ormsby, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Vanquisher (D 54)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer15 Feb 194315 Nov 1943
HMS Pheasant (U 49)Lt.Cdr.Sloop30 Nov 194320 Jan 1944
HMS Taff (K 637)Cdr.Frigate23 May 19449 Jun 1945

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Events related to this officer

Frigate HMS Taff (K 637)


1 Sep 1944
The British merchant Troilus is torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-859 about 300 nautical miles north-east of Socotra Island in position 14°10'N, 61°04'E. Later HMS Nadder (T/A/Lt.Cdr. P.E. Kitto, RNR) and HMS Taff (Cdr. G.A.G. Ormsby, DSO, DSC, RN) together pick up 95 survivors and landed them at Aden on 10 September.


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