Alan David Hastings Jay DSO, DSC, RN

Born  26 Nov 1904

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15 Jan 1925 A/S.Lt.
30 Aug 1925 S.Lt.
30 Nov 1926 Lt.
30 Nov 1934 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1941 Cdr.
31 Dec 1947 Capt.

Retired: 7 Jan 1957


24 Mar 1942 DSC
8 Dec 1942 DSO
15 Jun 1943 Bar to DSC

Warship Commands listed for Alan David Hastings Jay, RN

HMS Gossamer (J 63)Lt.Cdr.MinesweeperOct 194021 Jul 1941
HMS Leda (J 93)Lt.Cdr.Minesweeper22 Jul 194116 Jun 1942
HMS Harrier (J 71)Cdr.Minesweeper16 Jul 1942Oct 1943

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Minesweeper HMS Harrier (J 71)

3 Feb 1943
HMS Harrier (Cdr. A.D.H. Jay, DSO, DSC, RN) picks up 4 survivors from the American merchant Greylock that was torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-255 in the Norwegian Sea in position 70°52'N, 00°21'W. The Greylock was later sunk by gunfire by one of the escorts.

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