Patrick William Beresford Brooking DSO, RN
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|15 May 1914|| ||Mid.|
|15 Mar 1916|| ||A/S.Lt.|
|30 Sep 1916|| ||S.Lt.|
|30 Oct 1917|| ||Lt.|
|30 Oct 1925|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
|30 Jun 1930|| ||Cdr.|
|30 Jun 1937|| ||Capt.|
|5 Jul 1946|| ||Rear-Admiral|
|3 Aug 1949|| ||Vice-Admiral|
|18 Mar 1953|| ||Admiral (Retired)|
Retired: 15 Aug 1950
Warship Commands listed for Patrick William Beresford Brooking, RN
|HMS Sirius (82)||Capt.||Light cruiser||27 Feb 1942||20 May 1943|
|HMS Sirius (82)||Capt.||Light cruiser||20 Jun 1943||29 Oct 1943|
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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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