Percival Henry Gwynne James, RN
|Born||12 May 1896|
Retired: 12 Jan 1948
Warship Commands listed for Percival Henry Gwynne James, RN
|HMS Peterel (T 21)||Capt.||River gunboat||5 Jan 1940||Oct 1940|
|HMS Capetown (D 88)||Capt.||Light cruiser||3 Nov 1940||19 Jun 1941|
|HMS Capetown (D 88)||Capt.||Light cruiser||24 Sep 1941||17 Nov 1942|
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Light cruiser HMS Capetown (D 88)
6 Apr 1941
HMS Cape town (Capt. P.H.G. James, RN) was torpedoed and damaged off Massawa, Eritrea by the Italian motor torpedo boat MAS 213 and brought into Port Sudan under tow by the Australian sloop HMAS Parramatta (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Walker, MVO, RAN) only with difficulty. She spent about a year under repair at Bombay, India.
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