David Grant Matthews, RN

Born  13 Jul 1920
Died  13 Dec 2002(82)

Cdr. David Grant Matthews, RN


1 Aug 1941 Lt.
1 Aug 1949 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1954 Cdr.

Retired: 13 Jul 1970


Warship Commands listed for David Grant Matthews, RN

HMS Loch Tarbert (K 431)Lt.Frigate8 Jan 194521 Mar 1945
HMS Loch Tarbert (K 431)Lt.Frigatemid 194523 Jul 1945

Career information

As a Lieutenant on the battleship HMS Duke of York, he was mentioned in dispatches after the action off North Cape during which the Scharnhorst was sunk.

David was posted as First Lieutenant of HMS Loch Tarbert. He was CO from March 1945 to 16 April 1945 (relieved the CO who was sick) and from August 1945 to 12 May 1946 when the ship paid off.

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