Stephen Halden Beattie VC, RN

Born  29 Mar 1908
Died  20 Apr 1975(67)

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1 Apr 1929 S.Lt.
1 Nov 1930 Lt.
1 Nov 1938 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1945 Cdr.
30 Jun 1951 Capt.

Retired: 7 Jul 1960


1 Jan 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
21 May 1942 VC
19 Feb 1946 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for Stephen Halden Beattie, RN

HMS Vivien (L 33)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer6 Jul 19409 Jan 1942
HMS Campbeltown (I 42)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer13 Mar 194228 Mar 1942

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Destroyer HMS Campbeltown (I 42)

28 Mar 1942
HMS Campbeltown was used as an explosive vessel against the massive dry-dock / entrance lock dock at St. Nazaire, France (to deny large German surface ships the use of it for repair). (1)


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