David Hugh Maitland-Makgill-Crichton DSO, DSC, RN
|Born||11 Oct 1910|
Retired: 11 Oct 1960
Warship Commands listed for David Hugh Maitland-Makgill-Crichton, RN
|HMS Express (H 61)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||1 Sep 1940||late 1940|
|HMS Boreas (H 77)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||19 Nov 1940||8 Dec 1941|
|HMS Ithuriel (H 05)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||3 Feb 1942||28 Nov 1942|
|HMS Venomous (D 75)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||18 Dec 1942||18 Feb 1943|
|HMS Jervis (F 00)||Cdr.||Destroyer||Sep 1945||mid 1946|
We currently have no career / biographical information on this officer.
Events related to this officer
Destroyer HMS Boreas (H 77)
22 May 1941
HMS Boreas (Lt.Cdr. D.H. Maitland-Makgill Crichton, DSC, RN) picks up survivors from the British merchant Rodney Star that was torpedoed and finally sunk with gunfire on 16 May 1941 about 420 nautical miles west-south-west of Freetown in position 05°03'N, 19°02'W by German U-boat U-105
23 May 1941 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Boreas (Lt.Cdr. D.H. Maitland-Makgill Crichton, DSC, RN) picks up 61 survivors from the Dutch merchant Berhala that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-38 about 280 nautical miles west-north-west of Freetown in position 09°50’N, 17°50’W.
23 Aug 1941
HMS Boreas (Lt.Cdr. D.H. Maitland-Makgill Crichton, DSC, RN) picks up 25 survivors from the Norwegian merchant Spind that was damaged by gunfire from German U-boat U-552 The destroyer sank the damaged Spind with gunfire east of Lisbon, Portugal in position 40°43'N, 11°39'W
Destroyer HMS Ithuriel (H 05)
12 Aug 1942
The Italian submarine Cobalto was rammed and sunk off Bizerta, Tunisia after being forced to surface after being depth charged by the British destroyers HMS Ithuriel (Lt.Cdr. D.H. Maitland-Makgill-Crichton, DSC, RN) and HMS Pathfinder (Cdr. E.A. Gibbs, DSO and Bar, RN). It was HMS Ithuriel that rammed the submarine.
Destroyer HMS Venomous (D 75)
13 Feb 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
Around 2005A/13, HMS Venomous (Lt.Cdr. D.H. Maitland-Makgill-Crichton, DSO, DSC, RN) and HMS Wivern (Cdr. M.D.C. Meyrick, RN) departed Mers-el-Kebir for Gibraltar. (1)
- ADM 53/118477 + ADM 199/637
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
You can help improve officers David Hugh Maitland-Makgill-Crichton's page
Click here to Submit events/comments/updates for this officer.
Please use this if you spot mistakes or want to improve his page.