Jocelyn Stuart Cambridge Salter DSO, OBE, RN

Born  24 Nov 1901

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15 Jan 1921 A/S.Lt.
15 Sep 1921 S.Lt.
15 Feb 1923 Lt.
15 Feb 1931 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1937 Cdr.
30 Jun 1942 Capt.
8 Jan 1952 Rear-Admiral
16 Dec 1954 Vice-Admiral

Retired: 3 Dec 1957


1 Jan 1942 OBE
30 Jul 1942 DSO
2 Feb 1951 Bar to DSO
1 Jan 1954 CB

Warship Commands listed for Jocelyn Stuart Cambridge Salter, RN

HMS Duncan (D 99)Cdr.Destroyer2 Jan 194017 Feb 1940
HMS Foresight (H 68)Cdr.Destroyer14 Jan 19413 Jul 1942
HMS Mackay (D 70)Capt.DestroyerJun 1944Oct 1944 (1)
HMS Eglinton (L 87)Capt.Escort destroyerNov 194426 Jun 1945

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Destroyer HMS Foresight (H 68)

2 May 1942 (position 71.51, 35.10)
The heavily damaged British light cruiser HMS Edinburgh was scuttled by one torpedo from HMS Foresight (Cdr. J.S.C. Salter, OBE, RN) in position 71°51'N, 35°10'E.

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