Peter John Knowling, RN

Born  2 Jan 1907

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1 Dec 1928 S.Lt.
1 Jul 1930 Lt.
1 Jul 1938 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1944 Cdr.

Retired: 2 Jan 1957


1 Jan 1942 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
1 Jun 1953 OBE

Warship Commands listed for Peter John Knowling, RN

HMS Cotswold (L 54)Lt.Cdr.Escort destroyer23 Oct 194027 Aug 1941

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Escort destroyer HMS Cotswold (L 54)

1 Mar 1941 (position 53.29, 1.01)
HMS St. Donats (T/Skr. F.L.A. Atkinson, RNR) was sunk in a collision with escort destroyer HMS Cotswold (Lt.Cdr. P.J. Knowling, RN) off Spurn, Yorkshire, England on 1 March 1941.

The wreck of the St. Donats lies in position 53°28'39"N, 01°01'09"E.

HMS Cotswold was under repair for about a month.

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