Walter John Phipps OBE, RN
|Born||29 Jul 1899|
Retired: 23 Jul 1944
Warship Commands listed for Walter John Phipps, RN
|HMS Woolston (L 49)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||5 Sep 1939||24 Apr 1941|
|HMS Montrose (D 01)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||9 Sep 1941||16 Oct 1943|
|HMS Limbourne (L 57)||A/Cdr.||Escort destroyer||20 Oct 1943||23 Oct 1943|
|HMS Mackay (D 70)||Cdr. (retired)||Destroyer||1 Dec 1944||mid 1945|
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Destroyer HMS Woolston (L 49)
21 Oct 1939
HMS Woolston (Lt.Cdr. W.J. Phipps, RN) picks up 4 survivors from the British merchant Orsa that was sunk after hitting a mine about 15 miles 150° from Flamborough Head. The mine was laid on 5 September 1939 by German U-boat U-15.
Destroyer HMS Montrose (D 01)
7 Nov 1941
Around 0800A/7, HMS Montrose (Lt.Cdr. W.J. Phipps, OBE, RN), departed Scapa Flow for Port Z.A. (Loch Alsh), where she arrived around 1700A/7. (1)
- ADM 199/399
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