Tadeusz Gorazdowski, ORP

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Ranks

  Porucznik Marynarki
  Kapitan Marynarki
  Komandor Podporucznik

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Tadeusz Gorazdowski, ORP


ShipRankTypeFromTo
ORP Blyskawica (H 34)Por. mar.Destroyer2 Oct 193926 Nov 1939
ORP Blyskawica (H 34)Por. mar.Destroyer13 Sep 194027 Sep 1940
ORP Krakowiak (L 115)Kpt. mar.Escort destroyer28 May 19413 Apr 1942
ORP Blyskawica (H 34)Kmdr ppor.Destroyer20 Mar 194214 Jul 1942
ORP Piorun (G 65)Kmdr ppor.Destroyer24 May 194230 Apr 1943
ORP Piorun (G 65)Kmdr ppor.Destroyer7 Feb 19447 Jan 1945

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Destroyer ORP Blyskawica (H 34)


10 Nov 1939
Blyskawica (Porucznik Marynarki Tadeusz Gorazdowski, ORP) was docked at Chatham for a screws change and a boilers cleaning.

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

4 Apr 1942
Blyskawica suffered damage due to a storm. (1)

6 Apr 1942
The damaged Polish destroyer arrived in Greenock. (1)

9 Apr 1942
Blyskawica was sent to Cowes for repairs. (1)

11 Apr 1942
Blyskawica arrived at Cowes where she was welcomed by the sirens and a German air raid. (1)

12 Apr 1942
Blyskawica moves to J.S. White's yard to service her engines, refurbishment and repair the storm damage. (1)

23 Apr 1942
While Blyskawica was under repair at Cowes, German bombers conducted an air raid (at night) against the dockyard. One bomb exploded near the destroyer causing some damage. (1)

28 Apr 1942
Around 0600 hours the ship yard was attacked by 6 Me 109's. Blyskawica received some damage. (1)

4 May 1942
During another heavy air raid on Cowes, ORP Blyskawica (Kapitan Marynarki Tadeusz Gorazdowski) took part in the AA defence. After the attack, part of Polish crew helped in fighting the fires in the town.


Destroyer ORP Piorun (G 65)


31 May 1942
Piorun was involved in the escort of another convoy to Canada.

2 Jun 1942
Piorun attacked two submerged U-boats.

4 Jun 1942
Around 17.00hours Piorun dropped depth charges on an enemy U-boat.

8 Jun 1942
The convoy Piorun is escorting reaches Canada.

16 Jun 1942
Piorun departed from Canada as part of the escort of a convoy to Great Britain.

20 Jun 1942
The convoy Piorun is escorting is caught by a heavy storm.

25 Jun 1942
Piorun reached Greenock.

5 Jul 1942
Piorun departed from Great Britain with a convoy to Canada.

12 Jul 1942
During a storm, the convoy was attacked by U-boats. Piorun dropped depth charges twice.

20 Jul 1942
Piorun arrived at Argentia, Canada.

14 Aug 1942
Piorun departed from Canada as part of the escort of a convoy to Great Britain.

17 Aug 1942
Piorun is damaged during a storm.

20 Aug 1942
Piorun arrived at Gourock. She has go undergo some repairs.

30 Aug 1942
Piorun arrived at Londonderry.

31 Aug 1942
Piorun became part of the escort of a convoy to Canada.

10 Sep 1942
The convoy Piorun is escorting reached Canada. The convoys escort entered St. John's.

11 Sep 1942
Piorun left St. John's as escort of a convoy to Argentia.

14 Sep 1942
Piorun arrived at Argentia, Canada.

15 Sep 1942
Piorun joined the escort of a convoy to Great Britain.

24 Sep 1942
Piorun entered Gourock and was sent off for general repairs.

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