John Errol Manners DSC, RN
|Born||25 Sep 1914||Exeter, Devon, England, U.K.|
|Died||7 Mar 2020||(105)||Newbury, Berkshire, England, U.K.|
Retired: 12 Apr 1958
Warship Commands listed for John Errol Manners, RN
|HMS Eskimo (F 75)||Lt.||Destroyer||13 Aug 1943|
|HMS Viceroy (L 21)||Lt.||Destroyer||Dec 1943||mid 1945|
|HMS Watchman (D 26)||Lt.||Destroyer||early 1944||14 Mar 1944|
Lt. Cdr. J.E. Manners had a distinguished cricketing career playing for Hampshire, Navy and the Combined Services Since leaving the Navy he has written a number of books on Country crafts of the British Isles. He is currently the longest serving member of the MCC (Marylebone Cricket Club). His Naval memoirs have been published as a Royal Navy History Release. ISBN-978-0-557.
At the time of this update (Nov 2012) he is still alive.
Events related to this officer
Destroyer HMS Viceroy (L 21)
16 Apr 1945 (position 55.36, -1.24)
German U-boat U-1274 was sunk in the North Sea north of Newcastle, in position 55°36'N, 01°24'W, by depth charges from the British destroyer HMS Viceroy (A/Lt.Cdr. J.E. Manners, RN).
This letter was written by Winston Churchill to the First Sea Lord.
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