Stuart Henry Paton, RN
|Birth details unknown|
Retired: 7 Jan 1950
Warship Commands listed for Stuart Henry Paton, RN
|HMS Curacoa (D 41)||Capt.||Light cruiser||20 Feb 1942||13 Jun 1942|
|HMS Nigeria (60)||Capt.||Light cruiser||28 Jun 1942||1 May 1944|
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Light cruiser HMS Nigeria (60)
12 Aug 1942 (position 37.26, 10.22)
During Operation Pedestal, escorting a convoy bound for Malta, HMS Nigeria was torpedoed (one hit) by the Italian submarine Axum, in position 37°26'N, 10°22'E. She made back to Gibraltar escorted by three destroyers. She was sent from there to the United States for repairs, which took nine months to complete. (1)
12 Mar 1943
HMS Nigeria picks up 30 survivors from the American merchant James B. Stephens that was torpedoed and sunk on 8 March 1943 by German U-boat U-160 about 150 nautical miles north-east of Durban, South-Africa in position 28°53'S, 33°18'E.
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