Alan MacGregor Sheffield, RN

Born  23 Oct 1895

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2 Aug 1914 Mid.
15 Jan 1916 A/S.Lt.
15 Sep 1916 S.Lt.
15 Mar 1918 Lt.
15 Mar 1926 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1931 Cdr.
19 Mar 1944 A/Capt.
23 Oct 1945 Capt. (retired)

Retired: 23 Oct 1945


13 Mar 1945 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for Alan MacGregor Sheffield, RN

HMS Lincoln (G 42)Cdr.Destroyer23 Oct 1940Feb 1941
HMS Keppel (D 84 / I 84)Cdr.DestroyerFeb 194110 Sep 1941
HMS Adventure (M 23)A/Capt.Minelayer20 Mar 19445 Aug 1944
HMS Cardiff (D 58)A/Capt.Light cruiser14 Dec 1944Sep 1945

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Destroyer HMS Keppel (D 84 / I 84)

13 Jul 1941 (position 60.38, -23.15)
HMS Keppel (Cdr. A.M. Sheffield, RN) picks up 7 survivors in position 60°38'N, 23°15'W from the Norwegian merchant Vigrid that was torpedoed and sunk on 24 June 1941 about 400 nautical miles south-east of Cape Farewell in position 54°30'N, 41°30'W by German U-boat U-371.

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