Eric William Longley Longley-Cook DSO, RN
|2 Aug 1914|| ||Mid.|
|15 Mar 1917|| ||A/S.Lt.|
|15 Nov 1917|| ||S.Lt.|
|15 Jun 1919|| ||Lt.|
|15 Jun 1927|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
|30 Jun 1932|| ||Cdr.|
|31 Dec 1938|| ||Capt.|
|8 Jan 1948|| ||Rear-Admiral|
|1 May 1951|| ||Vice-Admiral|
Retired: 15 Sep 1951
Warship Commands listed for Eric William Longley Longley-Cook, RN
|HMS Caradoc (D 60)||Capt.||Light cruiser||31 Jul 1939||8 Jun 1940|
|HMS Argonaut (61)||Capt.||Light cruiser||21 Apr 1942||6 Jan 1943|
|HMS Argonaut (61)||Capt.||Light cruiser||27 Oct 1943||10 Jan 1945|
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23 Oct 1939
The British light cruiser HMS Orion (Capt. H.R.G. Kinahan, RN) and the Canadian destroyer HMCS Saguenay (Lt.Cdr. G.R. Miles, RCN) intercept the German tanker Emmy Friedrich (4372 GRT) in the Yukatan Strait west of Tampico. When the British light cruiser HMS Caradoc (Capt. E.W.L. Longley-Cook, RN) also arrived on the scene the Germans scuttled their own ship to prevent her capture.
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