Graham Henry Stokes DSC, RN

Born  8 Sep 1902
Died  22 Aug 1969(66)

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30 May 1923 S.Lt.
30 May 1925 Lt.
30 May 1933 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1938 Cdr.
30 Jun 1942 Capt.
8 Jan 1952 Rear-Admiral

Retired: 8 Sep 1954


1 Jan 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
14 Oct 1941 DSC
26 May 1942 CB

Warship Commands listed for Graham Henry Stokes, RN

HMS Mackay (D 70)Cdr.Destroyer26 Sep 19391 May 1940
HMS Mackay (D 70)Cdr.Destroyer10 Jun 194015 Oct 1940
HMS Sikh (F 82)Cdr.Destroyer25 Oct 19403 Feb 1942
HMS Colossus (15)Capt.Aircraft Carrier26 Jul 1944mid 1946

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Destroyer HMS Mackay (D 70)

17 Jan 1940
HMS Mackay (Cdr G.H. Stokes, RN) picks up 48 survivors from the British merchant Cairnross that was sunk after hitting a mine laid on 6 January 1940 by German U-boat U-30 seven nautical miles bearing 276 from the Bar Light vessel, Liverpool in position 53°32'N, 03°27'W.

Destroyer HMS Sikh (F 82)

23 Jun 1941
HMS Sikh (Cdr. G.H. Stokes, RN) picks up 21 survivors from the Swedish merchant Calabria, which had been torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-141 off Inishtrahull Lightship.

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