James John Simon Yorke DSC, RN

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1 Jul 1933 S.Lt.
1 Jul 1935 Lt.
1 Jul 1943 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1949 Cdr.
30 Jun 1955 Capt.

Retired: 28 Feb 1958


2 Oct 1942 DSC
14 Nov 1944 Bar to DSC

Warship Commands listed for James John Simon Yorke, RN

HMS Berkeley (L 17)Lt.Escort destroyer27 Mar 194219 Aug 1942
HMS Tynedale (L 96)Lt.Escort destroyer11 Sep 194212 Dec 1943
HMS Camperdown (R 32)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer13 Feb 1945mid 1946

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Escort destroyer HMS Tynedale (L 96)

16 Mar 1943
HMS Tynedale (Lt. J.J.S. Yorke, DSC, RN) picks up 50 men from the British merchant Hadleigh that is torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-77 north-west of Oran in position 36°10'N, 00°30'W.

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U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor

(£ 38.25)

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