John Ivor Jones DSO, DSC, RNR

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10 Aug 1940 Lt.
??? A/Lt.Cdr.
10 Aug 1948 Lt.Cdr.

Retired: 1 Jul 1950


3 Jun 1941 DSC
17 Nov 1942 DSO
11 Aug 1947 RD

Warship Commands listed for John Ivor Jones, RNR

HMS Hyacinth (K 84)Lt.Corvettemid 19421 Oct 1942
HMS Primula (K 14)Lt.Corvette15 Oct 19429 Sep 1943
HMS Aldenham (L 22)A/Lt.Cdr.Escort destroyer7 Oct 194316 Dec 1943
HMS Byard (K 315)A/Lt.Cdr.Frigate9 Jun 1944late 1945

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Corvette HMS Hyacinth (K 84)

9 Jul 1942
On July 9th, 1942 the Italian submarine Perla (offsite link) was intercepted off the port of Beirut by the British corvette Hyacinth (Lt. J.I. Jones, DSC, RNR). Seriously damaged by depth charges, the boat was forced to the surface and fell into enemy hands. Towed to the Lebanese port, the Perla was repaired and renamed P.712. In 1943 it was transferred to the Greek Navy where it served until 1947.

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