Peveril Barton Reibey Wallop William-Powlett DSO, RN

Born  5 Mar 1898

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2 Aug 1914 Mid.
15 Nov 1916 A/S.Lt.
15 Jul 1917 S.Lt.
15 Oct 1918 Lt.
15 Oct 1926 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1931 Cdr.
31 Dec 1938 Capt.
8 Jan 1948 Rear-Admiral
15 Dec 1950 Vice-Admiral

Retired: 8 Sep 1954


8 Jan 1942 DSO
4 Sep 1945 CBE
9 Jun 1949 CB
1 May 1953 KCB

Warship Commands listed for Peveril Barton Reibey Wallop William-Powlett, RN

HMS Fiji (58)Capt.Light cruiser16 Dec 194022 May 1941
HMS Newcastle (76)Capt.Light cruiser14 Feb 194224 Apr 1944

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Light cruiser HMS Newcastle (76)

15 Jun 1942
While escorting a convoy from Alexandria to Malta HMS Newcastle was hit by a torpedo from the German motor torpedo boat S-56. The torpedo hit on the starboard side forward and did considerable damage. The ship went to Bombay, India to be patched up. She arrived at the New York Navy Yard on 10 October 1942 for permanent repairs. HMS Newcastle returned to service in March 1943.

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