John Gerald Yerburgh Loveband, RN
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|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
Warship Commands listed for John Gerald Yerburgh Loveband, RN
|HMS Roberts (F 40)||Capt.||Monitor||19 Aug 1941||17 May 1943|
|HMS Norfolk (78)||Capt.||Heavy cruiser||1 Sep 1944||1 Jun 1946|
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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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