James Geoffrey Penrose Ingham DSO, RN

Born  26 Mar 1879
Died  11 Sep 1958(79)

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15 May 1895 Mid.
15 Nov 1898 S.Lt.
1 Apr 1901 Lt.
1 Apr 1909 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1914 Cdr.
31 Dec 1920 Capt.
 Capt. (retired)

Retired: 5 Jul 1922


27 Dec 1940 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for James Geoffrey Penrose Ingham, RN

HMS Alcantara (F 88)Capt. (retired)Armed Merchant Cruiser12 Sep 193916 Sep 1941

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Armed Merchant Cruiser HMS Alcantara (F 88)

28 Jul 1940 (position -24.30, -31.56)
The armed merchant cruiser HMS Alcantara (Capt.(retd.) J.P.G. Ingham, DSO, RN) had a gun duel with the German auxiliary cruiser Thor in the south Atlantic east of Brazil in position 24°30'S, 31°56'W and was badly damaged, while the German ship escaped.

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