George Victor Legassick RD, RNR
|Birth details unknown|
Retired: 23 Sep 1959
Warship Commands listed for George Victor Legassick, RNR
|HMS Godetia (i) (K 72)||Lt.Cdr.||Corvette||19 May 1940||6 Sep 1940|
|HMS Petunia (K 79)||Lt.Cdr.||Corvette||16 Dec 1940||Dec 1941|
|HMS Saladin (H 54)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||12 Dec 1941||31 Jan 1943|
|HMS Berry (K 312)||Lt.Cdr.||Frigate||1 Feb 1943||20 Sep 1943|
|HMS Hesperus (H 57)||Cdr.||Destroyer||22 Mar 1944||Mar 1945|
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Corvette HMS Godetia (i) (K 72)
25 Aug 1940
HMS Godetia (Lt.Cdr. G.V. Legassick, RNR) picks up the sole survivor from the British merchant Empire Merlin and six survivors from the British tanker Athelcrest, which were torpedoed by German U-boat U-48 from the convoy HX-65A east by north of Flannan Isles. The corvette then scuttled the wreck of the tanker with gunfire and later landed the survivors at Rosyth.
Corvette HMS Petunia (K 79)
24 Feb 1941
HMS Petunia (Lt.Cdr. G.V. Legassisk, RNR) picks up 3 survivors from the British merchant Jonathan Holt and 17 survivors from the British merchant Mansepool that were torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-97 in the North Atlantic south-west of the Faroes Islands in position 61°10'N, 11°55'W.
HMS Petunia also picks up 41 survivors from the British tanker British Gunner that was also torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-97 in the North Atlantic south-west of the Faroes Islands in position 61°09'N, 12°04'W.
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