Robert Jocelyn Oliver Otway-Ruthven DSO, RN
|Born||12 Mar 1901|
|Died||17 May 1974||(73)|
Retired: 29 Jul 1952
Warship Commands listed for Robert Jocelyn Oliver Otway-Ruthven, RN
|HMS Prince of Wales (53)||Cdr.||Battleship||1 Mar 1940||5 Oct 1940|
|HMS Flamingo (L 18 / U 18)||Cdr.||Sloop||Mar 1941||20 Jan 1942|
|HMS Glasgow (21)||Cdr.||Light cruiser||21 May 1942||30 Jul 1942|
|HMS Leander (75)||Capt.||Light cruiser||24 Feb 1945||mid 1947|
Career informationXO in command during construction of battleship Prince of Wales
Events related to this officer
Battleship HMS Prince of Wales (53)
31 Aug 1940
During the night of 31 August / 1 September 1940, Prince of Wales was damaged in a German air raid (160 bombers) while still under construction. This delayed her completion. (1)
- ADM 199/2566
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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