John Gerald Yerburgh Loveband, RN

Born  27 Feb 1895


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Ranks

15 Sep 1912 Mid.
15 Sep 1914 A/S.Lt.
15 May 1915 S.Lt.
15 Dec 1915 Lt.
15 Dec 1923 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1929 Cdr.
30 Jun 1937 Capt.

Retired: 5 Jul 1946


Decorations

28 Nov 1944 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for John Gerald Yerburgh Loveband, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Roberts (F 40)Capt.Monitor19 Aug 194117 May 1943
HMS Norfolk (78)Capt.Heavy cruiser1 Sep 19441 Jun 1946

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Heavy cruiser HMS Norfolk (78)


12 Jan 1945
The British heavy cruiser HMS Norfolk (Capt. J.G.Y. Loveband, RN with Rear-Admiral R.R. McGrigor, CB, DSO, RN aboard) and the light cruiser HMS Bellona (Capt. C.F.W. Norris, DSO, RN) escorted by the destroyers HMS Onslow (Capt. H.W.S. Browning, OBE, RN), HMS Orwell (Lt.Cdr. J.R. Gower, DSC, RN) and HMS Onslaught (Cdr. the Hon. A. Pleydell-Bouverie, RN) attack a German convoy of Egersund, Norway. Two German merchants, the Bahia Camarones (8551 GRT) and the Charlotte (4404 GRT) and the minelayer M 273 were sunk.


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