John Hamilton Allison DSO, RN
|Born||13 Jan 1902||East Preston, Sussex|
|Died||24 Feb 1968||(66)|
Retired: 8 Jan 1953
Warship Commands listed for John Hamilton Allison, RN
|HMS Worcester (D 96)||Cdr.||Destroyer||12 Mar 1940||22 Jun 1940|
|HMS Kelvin (F 37)||Cdr.||Destroyer||23 Jun 1940||24 Apr 1942|
|HMS Zephyr (R 19)||Capt.||Destroyer||15 Dec 1944||25 Jun 1945|
|HMS Myngs (R 06)||Capt.||Destroyer||11 Jul 1945||22 Aug 1946|
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Destroyer HMS Zephyr (R 19)
31 Dec 1944
On 31 Dec, 1944, the British destroyer HMS Zephyr (Lt.Cdr. J.F.D. Bush, DSC and 2 Bars, RN) was slightly damaged by an explosion west of the Pentland Firth. According to British reports this was very likely caused by a floating mine and not by a torpedo. U-1020 was long believed to have hit the destroyer. (1)
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