Douglas Young-Jamieson, RN

Born  19 Oct 1893
Died  28 May 1955(61)


15 May 1911 Mid.
15 Sep 1913 A/S.Lt.
30 Jun 1914 S.Lt.
15 May 1916 Lt.
15 May 1924 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1930 Cdr.
31 Dec 1937 Capt.
8 Jan 1947 Rear-Admiral
15 Aug 1950 Vice-Admiral (retired)

Retired: 15 Aug 1950


1 Jan 1949 CB

Warship Commands listed for Douglas Young-Jamieson, RN

HMS Bideford (L 43 / U 43)Capt.Sloop14 Nov 193812 Sep 1939
HMS Kent (54)Capt.Heavy cruiser12 Sep 193924 Feb 1941
HMS Devonshire (39)Capt.Heavy cruiser1 Nov 194218 Jun 1943

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Heavy cruiser HMS Kent (54)

16 Aug 1940
In the morning the battleships HMS Warspite (Capt. D.B. Fisher, CBE, RN, flying the flag of A/Admiral Sir A.B. Cunningham, KCB, DSO and 2 Bars, RN), HMS Malaya (Capt. A.F.E. Palliser, DSC, RN, flying the flag of Rear-Admiral H.D. Pridham-Whippell, CB, CVO, RN), HMS Ramillies (Capt. H.T. Baillie-Grohman, OBE, DSO, RN) the heavy cruiser HMS Kent (Capt. D. Young-Jamieson, RN) escorted by the destroyers HMS Nubian (Cdr. R.W. Ravenhill, RN), HMS Mohawk (Cdr. J.W.M. Eaton, RN), Hyperion (Cdr. H.St.L. Nicolson, DSO and Bar, RN), HMS Hostile (Lt.Cdr. A.F. Burnell-Nugent, DSC, RN), HMS Hero (Cdr. H.W. Biggs, DSO, RN), HMS Hereward (Lt.Cdr. C.W. Greening, RN), HMS Ilex (Lt.Cdr. P.L. Saumarez, DSC, RN), HMS Diamond (Lt.Cdr. P.A. Cartwright, RN), HMS Juno (Cdr. W.E. Wilson, RN), HMAS Stuart (Capt. H.M.L. Waller, RAN), HMAS Waterhen (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Swain, RAN) and HMAS Vendetta (Lt.Cdr. R. Rhoades, RAN). They carried out a bombardment of Italian positions around the fortress of Bardia on the 17th. They all returned to Alexandria later on the 17th.

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