John Malcolm Rodgers, RN
|Birth details unknown|
Retired: 2 Jul 1946
Warship Commands listed for John Malcolm Rodgers, RN
|HMS Whirlwind (i) (D 30)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||10 Oct 1939||5 Jul 1940|
|HMS Richmond (G 88)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||15 Jan 1942||mid 1942|
|HMS Watchman (D 26)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||4 Jul 1942||mid 1943|
|HMS Vesper (D 55)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||8 May 1943||1 Apr 1944|
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Events related to this officer
Destroyer HMS Whirlwind (i) (D 30)
30 Oct 1939 (position 50.07, -10.36)
HMS Walpole (Lt.Cdr. A.F. Burnell-Nugent, RN) and HMS Whirlwind (Lt.Cdr. M.B. Ewart-Wentworth, RN) scuttle the British merchant Bronte with gunfire in position 50°07'N, 10°36'W. HMS Walpole takes on board the 42 crewmembers of the Bronte.
The Bronte was torpedoed and damaged on 27 October 1939 by German U-boat U-34 180 nautical miles west of Lands End in position 49°30'N, 12°15'W.
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