Arthur Andre Tait DSO, RN
|Born||15 Mar 1904|
|Died||11 Mar 1943||(38)||HMS Harvester|
Warship Commands listed for Arthur Andre Tait, RN
|HMS Walker (D 27)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||6 Jan 1940||Feb 1941|
|HMS Hesperus (H 57)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||Feb 1941||15 Feb 1942|
|HMS Achates (i) (H 12)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||10 Mar 1942||21 Jul 1942|
|HMS Harvester (H 19)||Cdr.||Destroyer||9 Aug 1942||11 Mar 1943 (+)|
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Destroyer HMS Walker (D 27)
11 Jan 1940
HMS Walker (Lt.Cdr. A.A. Tait, RN) picks up 32 survivors from the British tanker El Oso that sank 6 nautical miles bearing 280 from the Bar Lightship, Liverpool in position 53°32'N, 03°25'W after hitting a mine laid on 6 January 1940 by German U-boat U-30.
Destroyer HMS Hesperus (H 57)
15 Jan 1942 (position 36.40, -15.52)
German U-boat U-93 was sunk in North Atlantic, in position 36°40'N, 15°52'W by the British destroyer HMS Hesperus (Lt.Cdr. A.A. Tait, RN).
Destroyer HMS Harvester (H 19)
14 Nov 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
During 14 and 15 November 1942, HMS Harvester (Cdr. A.A. Tait, DSO, RN), conducted D/G trials on the D/G range at Holy Loch. (2)
11 Mar 1943 (position 51.14, -29.18)
German U-boat U-444 was sunk in the North Atlantic, in position 51°14'N, 29°18'W, by ramming and depth charges from the British destroyer HMS Harvester and the Free French corvette Aconit.
- London Gazette
- ADM 53/115945
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