Christopher Hildyard Ringrose-Wharton, RN

Born  13 Nov 1890

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15 May 1908 Mid.
30 Nov 1911 S.Lt.
30 Sep 1913 Lt.
30 Sep 1921 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1926 Cdr.
13 Nov 1935 Capt. (retired)

Retired: 30 Apr 1934


28 Aug 1918 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
1 Jul 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for Christopher Hildyard Ringrose-Wharton, RN

HMS Ascania (F 68)Capt. (retired)Armed Merchant Cruiser2 Sep 193922 Oct 1941

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Armed Merchant Cruiser HMS Ascania (F 68)

23 Nov 1940

Convoy BHX 91

This convoy departed Bermuda on 23 November 1940 and merged at sea with convoy HX 91 on 28 November 1940.

Convoy BHX 91 was made up of the following merchant vessels: Brasil (Norwegian (tanker), 8130 GRT, built 1935), Comanchee (British (tanker), 6837 GRT, built 1936), Coptic (British (tanker), 10629 GRT, built 1928), Megara (British (tanker), 7981 GRT, built 1929), Otina (British (tanker), 6217 GRT, built 1938) and Skaraas (Norwegian (tanker), 9826 GRT, built 1936).

On departure from Bermuda the convoy was escorted by the armed merchant cruiser HMS Ascania (Capt.(Retd.) C.H. Ringrose-Wharton, RN).

The convoy merged at sea with convoy HX 91 on 28 Novmeber 1940.

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