Douglas Young-Jamieson, RN
|Born ||19 Oct 1893|
|Died ||28 May 1955||(61)|
|15 May 1911|| ||Mid.|
|15 Sep 1913|| ||A/S.Lt.|
|30 Jun 1914|| ||S.Lt.|
|15 May 1916|| ||Lt.|
|15 May 1924|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
|30 Jun 1930|| ||Cdr.|
|31 Dec 1937|| ||Capt.|
|8 Jan 1947|| ||Rear-Admiral|
|15 Aug 1950|| ||Vice-Admiral (retired)|
Retired: 15 Aug 1950
Warship Commands listed for Douglas Young-Jamieson, RN
|HMS Bideford (L 43 / U 43)||Capt.||Sloop||14 Nov 1938||12 Sep 1939|
|HMS Kent (54)||Capt.||Heavy cruiser||12 Sep 1939||24 Feb 1941|
|HMS Devonshire (39)||Capt.||Heavy cruiser||1 Nov 1942||18 Jun 1943|
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Heavy cruiser HMS Kent (54)
16 Aug 1940
In the morning the battleships
HMS Warspite (Capt. D.B. Fisher, CBE, RN, flying the flag of A/Admiral Sir A.B. Cunningham, KCB, DSO and 2 Bars, RN), HMS Malaya (Capt. A.F.E. Palliser, DSC, RN, flying the flag of Rear-Admiral H.D. Pridham-Whippell, CB, CVO, RN), HMS Ramillies (Capt. H.T. Baillie-Grohman, OBE, DSO, RN) the heavy cruiser
HMS Kent (Capt. D. Young-Jamieson, RN) escorted by the destroyers
HMS Nubian (Cdr. R.W. Ravenhill, RN), HMS Mohawk (Cdr. J.W.M. Eaton, RN), Hyperion (Cdr. H.St.L. Nicolson, DSO and Bar, RN), HMS Hostile (Lt.Cdr. A.F. Burnell-Nugent, DSC, RN), HMS Hero (Cdr. H.W. Biggs, DSO, RN), HMS Hereward (Lt.Cdr. C.W. Greening, RN), HMS Ilex (Lt.Cdr. P.L. Saumarez, DSC, RN), HMS Diamond (Lt.Cdr. P.A. Cartwright, RN), HMS Juno (Cdr. W.E. Wilson, RN), HMAS Stuart (Capt. H.M.L. Waller, RAN), HMAS Waterhen (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Swain, RAN) and HMAS Vendetta (Lt.Cdr. R. Rhoades, RAN). They carried out a bombardment of Italian positions around the fortress of Bardia on the 17th. They all returned to Alexandria later on the 17th.
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