Thomas Taylor DSC, RN

Born  15 Jun 1899

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15 Jul 1919 S.Lt.
15 Feb 1921 Lt.
15 Feb 1929 Lt.Cdr.
15 Jun 1944 Cdr. (retired)

Retired: 15 Jun 1944


1 Aug 1941 DSC

Warship Commands listed for Thomas Taylor, RN

HMS Broadway (H 90)Lt.Cdr.DestroyerOct 1940Early 1942
HMS Burnham (H 82)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer5 Feb 19426 Mar 1943
HMS Teviot (K 222)Lt.Cdr.Frigate1 May 194329 Jan 1945

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Frigate HMS Teviot (K 222)

4 Jul 1943 (position 36.44, 1.25)
HMS Teviot (Cdr. T. Taylor, DSC, RN) picks up 204 survivors from the British passenger ship City of Venice that was torpedoed and sunk by the German U-boat U-409 off Cape Tenes, Algeria in position 36°44'N, 01°25'E.

9 Oct 1943
On 9 October 1943, convoy WS-33 arrived in South Africa from the UK with reinforcements for service in Burma, the convoy consisted of 4 ships. The British frigates HMS Bann, HMS Plym, HMS Teviot and HMS Trent were responsible for providing the Anti-Submarine escort on the last leg of the passage. (1)


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