Patrick Vivian McLaughlin, RN

Born  7 Apr 1901


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Ranks

15 Sep 1920 A/S.Lt.
15 May 1921 S.Lt.
15 Jun 1922 Lt.
15 Jun 1930 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1935 Cdr.
31 Dec 1939 Capt.
8 Jul 1949 Rear-Admiral

Retired: 24 Feb 1953


Decorations

23 Jan 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
11 Jun 1946 DSO
1 Jan 1951 CB

Warship Commands listed for Patrick Vivian McLaughlin, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Mashona (F 59)Cdr.Destroyer1 Mar 193923 Jan 1940
HMS Cairo (D 87)Capt.Light cruiser1 Feb 194014 Jan 1941
HMS Spartan (95)Capt.Light cruiserMay 194329 Jan 1944
HMS Swiftsure (08)Capt.Light cruiserDec 1944late 1946

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Light cruiser HMS Cairo (D 87)


28 May 1940
HMS Cairo (Capt. P.V. McLaughlin, RN) was damaged by German aircraft off Narvik, Norway. (1)


Light cruiser HMS Swiftsure (08)


30 Aug 1945
HMS Swiftsure (Capt. P.V. McLaughlin, RN) enters Victoria Harbour to oversee the surrender of Japanese forces in Hong Kong. (1)

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