Newton James Wallop William-Powlett DSC, RN
|Born ||26 Jun 1896|
|Died ||10 Nov 1963||(67)|
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|15 Jan 1914|| ||Mid.|
|15 Jan 1916|| ||A/S.Lt.|
|30 Aug 1916|| ||S.Lt.|
|30 Mar 1917|| ||Lt.|
|30 Mar 1925|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
|30 Jun 1931|| ||Cdr.|
|31 Dec 1938|| ||Capt.|
Retired: 8 Jan 1948
Warship Commands listed for Newton James Wallop William-Powlett, RN
|HMS Calypso (D 61)||Capt.||Light cruiser||31 Jul 1939||12 Dec 1939|
|HMS Dauntless (D 45)||Capt.||Light cruiser||4 Oct 1942||1 Aug 1943|
|HMNZS Gambia (48)||Capt.||Light cruiser||24 Aug 1943||15 Mar 1945|
Survived the loss of HMS Tipperary on 31/5/16.
Commanded HMS Sussex from 1/47.
Events related to this officer
24 Sep 1939 (position 62.00, -15.34)
HMS Calypso (Capt. N.J.W. William-Powlett, DSC, RN) intercepts the German merchant Minden (4165 GRT) south of Iceland in position 62°00'N, 15°34'W. However before the ship can be captured she is scuttled by her own crew.
22 Nov 1939 (position 63.00, -7.00)
The German merchant Konsul Hendrik Fisser (4458 GRT) is captured off the Faroes in position 63°00N, 07°00W by the British light cruiser HMS Calypso (Capt. N.J.W. William-Powlett, DSC, RN)
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