Alfred Ernest Willmott DSC, RNR

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10 Jan 1928 S.Lt.
10 Jan 1930 Lt.
10 Jan 1938 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1945 Cdr.


6 May 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
11 Jun 1942 DSC

Warship Commands listed for Alfred Ernest Willmott, RNR

HMS Camellia (K 31)Lt.Cdr.Corvette31 Dec 194023 May 1942
HMS Waveney (K 248)Lt.Cdr.Frigate1 Jun 19425 Sep 1943
HMS Londonderry (L 76 / U 76)Lt.Cdr.Sloop29 Sep 194323 Dec 1943

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Corvette HMS Camellia (K 31)

4 Feb 1941
HMS Camellia (Lt.Cdr. A.E. Willmot, RNR) picks up 5 survivors from the Norwegian merchant Ringhorn that was torpedoed and sunk south of Iceland in position 55°46'N, 22°36'W by German U-boat U-52.

7 Mar 1941 (position 60.15, -14.00)
German U-boat U-70 was sunk south-east of Iceland, in position 60°15'N, 14°00'W, by British corvettes HMS Camellia (Lt.Cdr. A.E. Willmot, RNR) and HMS Arbutus (Lt.Cdr. H. Lloyd-Williams, RNVR).

HMS Camellia also picks up 37 survivors from the British tanker Athelbeach that was torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-70 and later torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-99 southeast of Iceland in position 60°30'N, 13°30'W.

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