John George Lawrence Dundas, RN
|Born ||3 Nov 1893|
|Died ||26 Mar 1952||(58)|
|15 Sep 1911|| ||Mid.|
|15 Jan 1914|| ||A/S.Lt.|
|15 Sep 1914|| ||S.Lt.|
|15 Dec 1915|| ||Lt.|
|15 Dec 1923|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
|31 Dec 1928|| ||Cdr.|
|30 Jun 1935|| ||Capt.|
|8 Jan 1944|| ||Rear-Admiral|
|13 Jun 1948|| ||Vice-Admiral (retired)|
Retired: 12 Jan 1946
Warship Commands listed for John George Lawrence Dundas, RN
|HMS Nigeria (60)||Capt.||Light cruiser||18 Jun 1940||28 Jun 1942|
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28 Jun 1941 (position 73.02, -3.13)
The British light cruiser HMS Nigeria (Capt. J.G.L. Dundas, RN) and the British destroyers HMS Bedouin (Cdr. J.A. McCoy, DSO, RN), HMS Tartar (Cdr. L.P. Skipwith, RN) and HMS Jupiter (Lt.Cdr. N.V.J.P. Thew, RN), in thick fog, intercept the German weather ship Lauenburg north-east of Jan Mayen Island in position 73°02'N, 03°13'W. The German ship was detected due to HF/DF. Her crew abandoned ship after they were fired upon. Valuable codebooks and the Enigma machine were found aboard the German weather ship.
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