Cecil Charles Hughes-Hallett, RN

Born  6 Apr 1898

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2 Aug 1914 Mid.
15 Nov 1916 A/S.Lt.
15 Jul 1917 S.Lt.
15 Aug 1918 Lt.
15 Aug 1926 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1932 Cdr.
31 Dec 1939 Capt.
8 Jan 1949 Rear-Admiral
10 Apr 1952 Vice-Admiral

Retired: 1 Feb 1955


6 Jan 1942 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
8 Jun 1950 CB

Warship Commands listed for Cecil Charles Hughes-Hallett, RN

HMS Curacoa (D 41)Capt.Light cruiser10 Aug 194020 Feb 1942
HMS Implacable (86)Capt.Aircraft Carrier31 Oct 194426 Sep 1946

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Aircraft Carrier HMS Implacable (86)

27 Nov 1944
The Norwegian merchant Rigel (offsite link) was sunk by aircraft from HMS Implacable near Tjøtta, Helgeland, Norway while southbound from Norway to Germany carrying Russian and Yugoslavian prisoners of war in her holds. More than 2000 people died in this attack.

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