William Edgar Slade Briggs DSC, RCNR
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Retired: 21 Nov 1945
Warship Commands listed for William Edgar Slade Briggs, RCNR
|HMCS Orillia (K 119)||T/Lt.Cdr.||Corvette||21 Nov 1940||4 Sep 1942|
|HMCS New Waterford (K 321)||T/Lt.Cdr.||Frigate||24 Mar 1944||11 Nov 1945|
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Corvette HMCS Orillia (K 119)
24 Jun 1941
HMCS Orillia (T/Lt.Cdr. W.E.S. Briggs, RCNR) picks up 37 survivors from the British merchant Kinross that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-203 in the North Atlantic south-east of Cape Farewell in position 55°23'N, 38°49'W.
10 Sep 1941
HMCS Orillia (T/Lt.Cdr. W.E.S. Briggs, RCNR) begins to tow the damaged British merchant Tachee to Iceland. The Tachee was torpedoed and damaged the previous day by German U-boat U-652 north-east of Cape Farewell, Greenland in position 61°15'N, 41°05'W.
19 Sep 1941
HMCS Orillia (T/Lt.Cdr. W.E.S. Briggs, RCNR) picks up 39 survivors from the British merchant Baron Pentland that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-372 north-east of Cape Farewell in position 61°15'N, 41°05'W.
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