8 Mar, 1941
HMS Wolverine (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Rowland, RN) attacked the German submarine
U-A with depth charges south off Iceland. This attack is often credited
to have resulted in the loss of the famous U-47 but this is not true.
5 Apr, 1941
The German submarine U-76 was sunk south of Iceland, in position
58º35'N, 20º20'W, by depth charges from the British destroyer HMS
Wolverine (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Rowland, RN) and the British sloop HMS
Scarborough (Lt.Cdr. A.P. Northney, RN). (see map)
12 Aug, 1942
The Italian submarine Dagabur was rammed and sunk north off
Algiers, Algeria by the British destroyer HMS Wolverine (Lt.Cdr. P.W.
Gretton, OBE, DSC, RN).
11 Apr, 1943
The British merchant Empire Whimbrel is torpedoed and sunk by the German
submarine U-181 about 420 nautical miles south-west of Freetown in
position 02º31'N, 15º55'W. The British destroyers HMS Wolverine (Lt. T.K.
Edge-Partington, RN) and HMS Witch (Lt.Cdr. S.R.J. Woods, RNR) later
pick up 53 survivors.
2 Jul, 1943
The British merchant Empire Kohinoor is torpedoed and sunk by the German
submarine U-618 about 250 nautical miles south-west of Freetown in
position 06º20'N, 16º30'W. HMS Wolverine (Cdr. J.M. Money, RN) later
picks up survivors.