Arhur Henry Callaway DSO, RANVR

Born  3 Apr 1906Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia
Died  11 Dec 1941(35)HMT Lady Shirley


23 Jun 1939 Lt.Cdr.


9 Nov 1941 DSO

Warship Commands listed for Arhur Henry Callaway, RANVR

HMS Lady ShirleyLt.Cdr.ASW TrawlerJun 194111 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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