Martyn Butt Sherwood DSO, RN

Born  15 Apr 1901

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15 Sep 1920 A/S.Lt.
15 May 1921 S.Lt.
15 Jun 1923 Lt.
15 Jun 1931 Lt.Cdr.
 Lt.Cdr. (retired)
13 Apr 1941 Cdr. (retired)

Retired: 19 Oct 1934


16 Aug 1940 DSO
3 Jun 1941 Bar to DSO

Warship Commands listed for Martyn Butt Sherwood, RN

HMS Lord Wakefield (FY 170)Lt.Cdr. (retired)ASW Trawler7 Dec 1939Feb 1940
HMS Cape Passaro (FY 270)Lt.Cdr. (retired)ASW Trawler8 Feb 194021 May 1940
HMS Peony (K 40)Lt.Cdr. (retired)Corvette2 Jul 194023 Apr 1942
HMS Hart (U 58)Cdr. (retired)Sloop1 Oct 194325 Sep 1944
HMS Highlander (H 44)Cdr. (retired)Destroyer7 Feb 194520 Apr 1945
HMS LST 199 (LST 199)Cdr. (retired)Tank landing shipJul 19451 Oct 1945

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Corvette HMS Peony (K 40)

26 Dec 1941 (position 32.10, 24.32)
HMS Peony picks up 136 survivors from the Polish merchant Warszawa that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-559 east of Tobruk in position 32°10'N, 24°32'E.

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