James Figgins, RN
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|14 Feb 1913|| ||Mate|
|14 Nov 1915|| ||Lt.|
|14 Nov 1923|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
|31 Dec 1926|| ||Cdr.|
|31 Dec 1933|| ||Capt.|
|1 Mar 1946|| ||Rear-Admiral (Retired)|
Retired: 13 Dec 1941
Warship Commands listed for James Figgins, RN
|HMS Newcastle (76)||Capt.||Light cruiser||26 Jul 1939||15 Aug 1940|
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12 Nov 1939 (position 65.48, -25.19)
The German merchant Parana (6038 GRT, built 1921) is intercepted west of Iceland in position 65°48'N, 25°19'W by the British light cruiser HMS Newcastle (Capt. J. Figgins, RN). However before the German ship can be captured she is scuttled by her crew.
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