Clement Edward Bridgman DSO, RNR

Birth details unknown
Died  23 Sep 1943HMS Itchen

Ranks

??? Cdr. (retired)
18 Aug 1928 S.Lt.
13 Sep 1930 Lt.
13 Sep 1938 Lt.Cdr. (retired)

Retired: 16 Feb 1933


Decorations

3 Nov 1942 DSO
1 Jan 1944 Mentioned in Despatches (MID) (posthumous)

Warship Commands listed for Clement Edward Bridgman, RNR


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Dianthus (K 95)Lt.Cdr. (retired)Corvette20 Jan 19416 Nov 1942
HMS Itchen (K 227)Lt.Cdr. (retired)Frigate10 Nov 194223 Sep 1943 (+)

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Corvette HMS Dianthus (K 95)


10 Jun 1942
HMS Dianthus (Lt.Cdr. C.E. Bridgman, RNR) picks up 32 survivors from the British merchant Empire Clough that is torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-94 in the North Atlantic in position 51°50'N, 35°00'W.

8 Aug 1942 (position 57.11, -30.57)
German U-boat U-379 was sunk in the North Atlantic south-east of Cape Farewell, Greenland, in position 57°11'N, 30°57'W, by ramming and depth charges from the British corvette HMS Dianthus (Lt.Cdr. C.E. Bridgman, RNR).

10 Aug 1942
HMS Dianthus (Lt.Cdr. C.E. Bridgman, RNR) picks up 39 survivors from the British merchant Cape Race that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-660 south of Iceland in position 56°45'N, 22°50'W.

HMS Dianthus and HMS Nasturtium (Lt. C.D. Smith, DSC, RNR) together pick up 65 survivors from the British merchant Empire Reindeer that was also torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-660 south of Iceland in position 57°00'N, 22°30'W.

HMS Dianthus and HMS Nasturtium together pick up 39 survivors from the British merchant Oregon that was also torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-660 south of Iceland in position 57°05'N, 22°41'W.

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U-Boat Attack Logs

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