John Douglas Harvey, RN

Born  10 Oct 1891Kuching, Sarawak, Borneo
Died  16 Mar 1980(88)Devizes, Wiltshire, England, UK

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15 Jan 1909 Mid.
1 Mar 1912 A/S.Lt.
15 May 1912 S.Lt.
15 May 1914 Lt.
15 May 1922 Lt.Cdr.
11 Oct 1934 Cdr. (retired)
6 Jul 1940 A/Capt. (retired)

Retired: 11 Oct 1934


Warship Commands listed for John Douglas Harvey, RN

HMS Alcantara (F 88)A/Capt. (retired)Armed Merchant Cruiser16 Sep 1941mid 1943

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Armed Merchant Cruiser HMS Alcantara (F 88)

28 Nov 1942
HMS Alcantara (A/Capt.(retd.) J.D. Harvey, RN) picks up 18 survivors from the American merchant Jeremiah Wadsworth that was torpedoed and sunk the previous day by German U-boat U-178 about 270 nautical miles south of Cape Agulhas, South Africa in position 39°25'S, 22°23'E.

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