Claud Barrington Barry DSO, RN

Born  17 Jan 1891Clifton, Bristol, England
Died  27 Dec 1951(60)Beaulieu, Hampshire, England


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Ranks

15 Jan 1909 Mid.
21 Feb 1912 A/S.Lt.
30 Apr 1912 S.Lt.
30 Jan 1914 Lt.
30 Jan 1922 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1926 Cdr.
31 Dec 1933 Capt.
12 Jan 1943 Rear-Admiral
6 May 1946 Vice-Admiral
1 May 1950 Admiral (Retired)

Retired: 1 May 1950


Decorations

21 Jun 1918 DSO
14 Jun 1945 CB
10 Jun 1948 KBE

Warship Commands listed for Claud Barrington Barry, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Queen Elizabeth (00)Capt.Battleship31 Oct 194031 Mar 1942
HMS Valiant (02)Capt.Battleship3 Apr 194222 May 1942

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Battleship HMS Queen Elizabeth (00)


18 Dec 1941
At Alexandria HMS Triumph (Lt. J.S. Huddart, RN) and HMS Trusty (Lt.Cdr. W.D.A. King, DSO, DSC, RN) were brought alongside either side of the damaged battleship HMS Queen Elizabeth (Capt. C.B. Barry, DSO, RN) to provide electricity for the salvage operations. Trusty leaves after a few hours but Triumph remains alongside until 22 December.


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