the Hon. Guy Herbrand Edward Russell DSO, RN
|Born||14 Apr 1898||St George Hanover Square, London, England|
|Died||25 Sep 1977||(79)||Wisborough Green, Sussex, England|
Retired: 7 Jan 1958
Warship Commands listed for Guy Herbrand Edward Russell, RN
|HMS Protector (T 98)||Capt.||Netlayer||1 Aug 1939||22 Feb 1940|
|HMS Cumberland (57)||Capt.||Heavy cruiser||1 Mar 1940||4 Dec 1941|
|HMS Nelson (28)||Capt.||Battleship||17 Feb 1943||3 Dec 1943|
|HMS Duke of York (17)||Capt.||Battleship||9 Dec 1943||1 Sep 1944|
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Heavy cruiser HMS Cumberland (57)
2 Apr 1941 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Cumberland (Capt. G.H.E. Russell, RN, flying the flag of Rear-Admiral F.H. Pegram, DSO, RN) arrived at Montevideo, Uraguay. (1)
3 Apr 1941
HMS Cumberland (Capt. G.H.E. Russell, RN, flying the flag of Rear-Admiral F.H. Pegram, DSO, RN) shifted from Montevideo, Uraguay to Samborombón Bay where she fuelled from the RFA tanker Broomdale (8334 GRT, built 1937).
Very late in the evening she proceeded on patrol in company with HMS Newcastle (Capt. E.A. Aylmer, DSC, RN). (1)
Battleship HMS Nelson (28)
29 Sep 1943
Marshal Pietro Badoglio (Italy) and General Dwight D Eisenhower (USA) signed the Italian instrument of surrender on board Nelson in Valletta Harbour, Malta. (2)
- ADM 53/113992
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