Edward Desmond Bewley McCarthy DSO, RN
|Born ||15 Nov 1893||St Giles, London, England|
|Died ||8 Jun 1966||(72)||Sturminster Marshall, Dorset, England|
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|15 Feb 1916|| ||Lt.|
|15 Feb 1924|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
|31 Dec 1929|| ||Cdr.|
|30 Jun 1935|| ||Capt.|
|7 Jul 1944|| ||Rear-Admiral|
|2 Sep 1948|| ||Vice-Admiral|
Retired: 15 Dec 1950
Warship Commands listed for Edward Desmond Bewley McCarthy, RN
|HMS Ajax (22)||Capt.||Light cruiser||22 Apr 1940||27 Nov 1941|
|HMS Anson (79)||Capt.||Battleship||29 Jul 1943||mid 1944|
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Light cruiser HMS Ajax (22)
9 Jun 1941
During the British operations against Vichy-French held Syria, the Vichy-French submarine Caiman narrowly misses the British light cruiser HMS Ajax (Capt. E.D. McCarthy, RN).
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