Arhur Henry Callaway DSO, RANVR
|Born||3 Apr 1906||Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia|
|Died||11 Dec 1941||(35)||HMT Lady Shirley|
Warship Commands listed for Arhur Henry Callaway, RANVR
|HMS Lady Shirley||Lt.Cdr.||ASW Trawler||Jun 1941||11 Dec 1941 (+)|
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ASW Trawler HMS Lady Shirley ()
4 Oct 1941 (position 27.15, -20.27)
German U-boat U-111 was sunk south-west of Tenerife, in position 27°15'N, 20°27'W,Damaged by depth charges and then shelled by the British anti-submarine trawler HMS Lady Shirley (Lt.Cdr. A.H. Callaway, RANVR).
4 Oct 1941
LADY SHIRLEY did not sink U 111 by depth charges. After ping a four charge pattern the submarine surfaced and was sunk after a gun action. LADY SHIRLEY was armed with a four inch gun, not a 12 pdr. See A Cecil Hampshire 'Lilliput Fleet' pp 90-99. (1)
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