Jerzy Umecki, ORP

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  Kapitan Marynarki


Warship Commands listed for Jerzy Umecki, ORP

ORP Blyskawica (H 34)Kpt. mar.Destroyer26 Nov 193916 Feb 1940

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Destroyer ORP Blyskawica (H 34)

26 Nov 1939
Blyskawica received a new commanding officer, Kapitan Marynarki Jerzy Umecki.

30 Nov 1939
While Blyskawica was escorting a coastal convoy the commodore's ship Sheaf Crest, hit the mine and sank. Blyskawica picked up 25 survivors. (1)

12 Dec 1939
The 1st Destroyer Flotilla (including Blyskawica) conducted a raid in the Texel - Terschelling area in order to intercept German destroyers detected by reconnaissance. Due to the dense fog, this proved impossible. Two days later the entire flotilla returned to Harwich. (1)


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