Mark Taylor Collier, RN
|Born||28 Jul 1901|
Retired: 28 Jul 1946
Warship Commands listed for Mark Taylor Collier, RN
|HMS Alecto (J 10)||Lt.Cdr.||Submarine Depot Ship||1 Feb 1938||21 Nov 1939|
|HMS Bradford (H 72)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||8 Oct 1940||early 1941|
|HMS Leith (L 36 / U 36)||Lt.Cdr.||Sloop||21 Mar 1941||24 Jun 1941|
|HMS Arethusa (26)||A/Cdr.||Light cruiser||17 Nov 1942||21 Nov 1942|
|HMS Arethusa (26)||A/Cdr.||Light cruiser||Dec 1942||30 Jun 1943|
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Light cruiser HMS Arethusa (26)
17 Nov 1942
17 November 1942 / 20 November 1942; Operation Stone Age;
On the 18th HMS Arethusa (Capt. A.C. Chapman, RN) was hit by a aerial torpedo. She was heavily damaged and towed back to Alexandria. 156 men lost their lives during this attack. She was patched up and later went to the Charleston Navy Yard in the USA for full repairs. These repairs were not completed until December 1943. Capt. Chapman was severely burnt in this attack.
The convoy arrived safe at Malta on the 20th. This meant the end of the Malta siege.
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