Trevylyan Michael Napier DSC, RN
|Born||21 Jun 1901|
|Died||30 Aug 1940||(39)||Died off illness|
Warship Commands listed for Trevylyan Michael Napier, RN
|HMS Jackal (F 22)||Cdr.||Destroyer||14 Mar 1939||27 Aug 1940|
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Destroyer HMS Jackal (F 22)
25 May 1940
At 0215 hours, HMS Jackal (Cdr. T.M. Napier, RN) sighted a uboat submerging in position 52°15'N, 03°04'E. A pattern of depth charges was dropped and Jackal remained in the area to hunt the submarine.
The enemy submarine, which was the U-9 eventually managed to escape. (1)
In the evening HMS Jaguar and HMS Jupiter briefly escorted the light cruiser HMS Ajax (Capt. E.D. McCarthy, RN) during her passage from Sheerness to Scapa Flow. (1)
1 Aug 1940
HMS Jackal (Cdr. T.M. Napier, RN) departed Immingham to reinforce HMS Kelvin (Cdr. J.H. Allison, DSO, RN), which is on patrol, for the night. Early on August, 2nd however she has to return to port with damage to her port propeller and starboard propeller shaft. (1)
- ADM 199/375
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