Joseph John Youngs DSC, OBE, RD, RNR

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Ranks

13 Aug 1928 S.Lt.
13 Aug 1930 Lt.
13 Aug 1938 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1942 Cdr.
??? A/Capt.
31 Dec 1947 Capt.

Decorations

16 May 1941 OBE
7 Oct 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
21 Apr 1942 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
May 1942 RD
25 Aug 1942 DSC
13 Jun 1964 CBE

Warship Commands listed for Joseph John Youngs, RNR


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Fitzroy (i) (J 03)Lt.Cdr.Minesweeper1 Oct 1940early 1941
HMS Speedwell (J 87)Lt.Cdr.Minesweeper26 Feb 194110 Jul 1942
HMS Fort York (J 119)Cdr.Minesweeper14 Jul 19424 Feb 1943
HMS Beauly Firth (F 187)A/Capt.Repair Ship11 Jun 1945mid 1946

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Events related to this officer

Minesweeper HMS Speedwell (J 87)


29 Jun 1941
German U-boat U-651 was sunk south of Iceland, in position 59°52'N, 18°36'W, by depth charges from the British destroyers HMS Malcolm (Cdr. C.D. Howard-Johnston, DSC, RN), HMS Scimitar (Lt. R.D. Franks, RN), the corvettes HMS Arabis (Lt.Cdr. J.P. Stewart, RNR) and HMS Violet (Lt.Cdr. K.M. Nicholson, RNR) and the minesweeper HMS Speedwell (Lt.Cdr. J.J. Youngs, OBE, RNR).

13 Apr 1942
HMS Speedwell (Lt.Cdr. J.J. Youngs, OBE, RNR) picks up 21 survivors from the Panamanian merchant El Occidente that was torpedoed and sunk in the Arctic in position 73°28'N, 28°30'E by German U-boat U-435.


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