Ismay James Tyson DSO, DSC, RD, RNR

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24 Dec 1928 Lt.
24 Dec 1936 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1942 Cdr.


11 Mar 1940 RD
1 Jul 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
1 Jan 1944 DSC
18 Jul 1944 DSO
5 Dec 1944 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for Ismay James Tyson, RNR

HMS Wallflower (K 44)Lt.Cdr.Corvette14 Feb 1941mid 1942
HMS Buxton (H 96)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer25 Jul 1942mid 1943
HMS Keppel (D 84 / I 84)Cdr.Destroyer2 Dec 1943mid 1945

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Corvette HMS Wallflower (K 44)

19 Aug 1941
HMS Wallflower (Lt.Cdr. I.J. Tyson, RN) picks 10 survivors from the British passenger ship Aguila that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-201 west-south-west of Fastnet Rock in position 49°23'N, 17°56'W.

Destroyer HMS Keppel (D 84 / I 84)

24 Feb 1944 (position 69.27, 4.53)
The attack with depth charges carried out by the British destroyer HMS Keppel (Cdr. I.J. Tyson, DSC, RNR) in the Norwegian Sea north-west of Narvik, Norway, in position 69°27'N, 04°53'E, was directed against the German U-boat U-313 inflicting no damage and not responsible for the loss of the German U-boat U-713 as earlier thought.

2 Apr 1944 (position 73.28, 13.04)
German U-boat U-360 was sunk in the Norwegian Sea south-west of Bear Island, in position 73°28'N, 13°04'E, by British destroyer HMS Keppel (Cdr. I.J. Tyson, DSC, RNR).

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