Derek John Palmer, RNVR

Birth details unknown

Ranks

1 Jan 1943 T/Lt.
1 Jan 1951 Lt.Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Derek John Palmer, RNVR


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Unshaken (P 54)T/Lt.SubmarineMay 194417 Jul 1944
HMS Umbra (P 35)T/Lt.Submarine20 Jul 19447 Aug 1944
HMS Unruly (P 49)T/Lt.Submarine20 Oct 19448 Sep 1945
HMS Universal (P 57)T/Lt.Submarine12 May 19456 Jun 1945

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Submarine HMS Unruly (P 49)


5 Dec 1944
With her refit completed, HMS Unruly (T/Lt. D.J. Palmer, RNVR) conducted diving trials of Sheerness. (1)

9 Dec 1944
HMS Unruly (T/Lt. D.J. Palmer, RNVR) arrived at Dundee. She departed for Scapa Flow later the same day. She made the passage together with HMS Turpin (A/Lt.Cdr. J.S. Stevens, DSO and Bar, DSC, RN) and HMS Trusty (Lt. J.P. Fyfe, DSC, RN). They were escorted by HMS Loch Monteith (T/Lt. W.E. Turner, RNVR). (1)

10 Dec 1944
HMS Unruly (T/Lt. D.J. Palmer, RNVR) arrived at Scapa Flow. (1)

12 Dec 1944
HMS Unruly (T/Lt. D.J. Palmer, RNVR) departed Scapa Flow for Rothesay. She made the passage south together with HMS Turpin (A/Lt.Cdr. J.S. Stevens, DSO and Bar, DSC, RN). They were escorted by HMS Shikari (Lt. E.H.U. Cautley, RNVR). (1)

14 Dec 1944
HMS Unruly (T/Lt. D.J. Palmer, RNVR) arrived at Rothesay. HMS Unruly was now assigned to training duties. (1)


Submarine HMS Universal (P 57)


22 May 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Universal (T/Lt. D.J. Palmer, RNVR) and HMS Varne (Lt. I.G. Raikes, DSC, RN) shifted from Rothesay to Larne. They were escorted by HMS Milford (Cdr.(Retd.) G.G. Slade, RN). (2)

24 May 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Universal (T/Lt. D.J. Palmer, RNVR) conducted exercises off Larne. (2)

25 May 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Universal (T/Lt. D.J. Palmer, RNVR) conducted exercises off Larne with aircraft. (2)


Submarine HMS Unruly (P 49)


27 May 1945
HMS Unruly (T/Lt. D.J. Palmer, RNVR) was docked at Holy Loch. (3)

29 May 1945
HMS Unruly (T/Lt. D.J. Palmer, RNVR) was undocked. (3)


Submarine HMS Universal (P 57)


30 May 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Universal (T/Lt. D.J. Palmer, RNVR) conducted exercises off Larne with aircraft. (2)

31 May 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Universal (T/Lt. D.J. Palmer, RNVR) conducted exercises off Larne with aircraft. (2)

1 Jun 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Universal (T/Lt. D.J. Palmer, RNVR) conducted exercises off Larne with aircraft. (4)


Submarine HMS Unruly (P 49)


21 Jul 1945
HMS Unruly (T/Lt. D.J. Palmer, RNVR) departed Rothesay for Portsmouth. (5)

24 Jul 1945
HMS Unruly (T/Lt. D.J. Palmer, RNVR) arrived at Portsmouth. (5)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/19243
  2. ADM 173/20128
  3. ADM 173/20145
  4. ADM 173/20129
  5. ADM 173/20147

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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