John Hughes-Hallett DSO, RN
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|15 May 1922|| ||S.Lt.|
|15 Apr 1923|| ||Lt.|
|15 Apr 1931|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
|31 Dec 1934|| ||Cdr.|
|30 Jun 1940|| ||Capt.|
|7 Jan 1950|| ||Rear-Admiral|
|2 Feb 1953|| ||Vice-Admiral|
Retired: 8 Sep 1954
Warship Commands listed for John Hughes-Hallett, RN
|HMS Jamaica (44)||Capt.||Light cruiser||12 Dec 1943||Jan 1946|
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26 Dec 1943
Assisted the British battleship HMS Duke of York, and other vessels in the sinking of the German battleship Scharnhorst on 26 December 1943.
Finally HMS Jamaica (Capt. J. Hughes-Hallett, DSO, RN) was ordered in to sink the heavily damaged Scharnhorst with torpedoes.
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