Thomas Frederick Taylor DSC, RN

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1 Dec 1932 S.Lt.
1 Jun 1935 Lt.
1 Dec 1942 Lt.Cdr.

Retired: 5 Mar 1954


31 Mar 1944 DSC

Warship Commands listed for Thomas Frederick Taylor, RN

HMS Wolsey (L 02)Lt.Destroyer12 Jan 1942Jul 1943
HMS Fury (H 76)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer10 Aug 1943mid 1944
HMS Teazer (R 23)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer5 Jan 1945Mar 1946

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Destroyer HMS Fury (H 76)

7 Oct 1943
The British light cruisers HMS Penelope (Capt. G.D. Belben, DSC, AM, RN) and HMS Sirius (Capt. P.B.W. Brooking, DSO, RN) and the British destroyers HMS Faulknor (Capt. A.K. Scott-Moncrieff, DSO, RN) and HMS Fury (Lt.Cdr. T.F. Taylor, RN), north of Astipalea (Stampalia) in the Dodecanese, attacked a German convoy consisting of the auxiliary submarine chaser UJ 2111 (667 tons, former Italian Tramaglio), cargo Olympus (5216 GRT) and 5 MFPs. All were sunk.
On the return leg of the mission, the British were repeatedly attacked by German planes while transiting Karpathos Strait (Scarpanto).

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