Michael Donston Capel Meyrick DSO, RN

Born  14 May 1904

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15 Sep 1924 A/S.Lt.
30 May 1925 S.Lt.
29 May 1927 Lt.
29 May 1935 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1940 Cdr.

Retired: 14 May 1954


5 Jan 1944 DSO
7 Jun 1951 OBE

Warship Commands listed for Michael Donston Capel Meyrick, RN

HMS Wivern (D 66)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer26 Jun 1940early 1943
HMS Savage (G 20)Cdr.Destroyer11 Dec 1943Jun 1944

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Destroyer HMS Wivern (D 66)

22 Feb 1943
HMS Wivern was damaged by exploding depth charges from the sinking Canadian corvette HMCS Weyburn.

Destroyer HMS Savage (G 20)

25 Jan 1944
HMS Savage (Cdr. M.D.C. Meyrick, DSO, RN) picks up 56 survivors from the American merchant Penelope Barker that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-278 about 115 nautical miles from the North Cape in position 73°22'N, 22°30'E.

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