Adrian Paul Northey DSC, RN

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16 Nov 1933 S.Lt.
16 Nov 1935 Lt.
16 Nov 1943 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1949 Cdr.
30 Jun 1954 Capt.


27 Aug 1940 DSC
27 Aug 1940 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
1 Dec 1942 Bar to DSC
2 Jun 1962 CBE

Warship Commands listed for Adrian Paul Northey, RN

HMS Vimy (D 33)Lt.Destroyer28 May 194030 May 1940
HMS Vanquisher (D 54)Lt.Destroyer11 Aug 1940Feb 1941
HMS Scarborough (L 25 / U 25)Lt.SloopFeb 194128 Dec 1941
HMS Wilton (L 128)Lt.Escort destroyerDec 1941Nov 1943

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Destroyer HMS Vanquisher (D 54)

30 Nov 1940
HMS Vanquisher (Lt. A.P. Northey, DSC, RN) picks up 9 survivors from the Greek merchant Mount Athos that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-103 two days earlier about 200 nautical miles south-south-west of Rockall in position 54°30'N, 15°25'W.

Sloop HMS Scarborough (L 25 / U 25)

5 Apr 1941 (position 58.35, -20.20)
German U-boat U-76 was sunk south of Iceland, in position 58°35'N, 20°20'W, by depth charges from the British destroyer HMS Wolverine (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Rowland, RN) and the British sloop HMS Scarborough (Lt.Cdr. A.P. Northney, RN).

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