John Ivor Jones DSO, DSC, RNR
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|10 Aug 1940|| ||Lt.|
|10 Aug 1948|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
Retired: 1 Jul 1950
|3 Jun 1941|| ||DSC|
|17 Nov 1942|| ||DSO|
|11 Aug 1947|| ||RD|
Warship Commands listed for John Ivor Jones, RNR
|HMS Hyacinth (K 84)||Lt.||Corvette||mid 1942||1 Oct 1942|
|HMS Primula (K 14)||Lt.||Corvette||15 Oct 1942||9 Sep 1943|
|HMS Aldenham (L 22)||A/Lt.Cdr.||Escort destroyer||7 Oct 1943||16 Dec 1943|
|HMS Byard (K 315)||A/Lt.Cdr.||Frigate||9 Jun 1944||late 1945|
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9 Jul 1942
On July 9th, 1942 the Italian submarine Perla (offsite link) was intercepted off the port of Beirut by the British corvette Hyacinth (Lt. J.I. Jones, DSC, RNR). Seriously damaged by depth charges, the boat was forced to the surface and fell into enemy hands. Towed to the Lebanese port, the Perla was repaired and renamed P.712. In 1943 it was transferred to the Greek Navy where it served until 1947.
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