John Parker Stewart DSC, RD, RNR
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|1 Dec 1930|| ||S.Lt.|
|1 Dec 1932|| ||Lt.|
|1 Dec 1940|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
Retired: 3 May 1949
Warship Commands listed for John Parker Stewart, RNR
|HMS St. Elstan (FY 240)||Lt.||ASW Trawler||13 Mar 1940||19 Nov 1940|
|HMS Arabis (K 73)||Lt.Cdr.||Corvette||23 Dec 1940||Apr 1942|
|HMS Bryony (K 192)||Lt.Cdr.||Corvette||1 May 1942||9 Dec 1942|
|HMS Clare (I 14)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||22 Dec 1942||Jun 1943|
|HMS Georgetown (I 40)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||7 Jul 1943||late 1943|
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23 Jan 1941
The British merchant Lurigethan is bombed and damaged by a German FW200 aircraft. The crew abandoned ship and were picked up by the British corvette HMS Arabis (Lt.Cdr. J.P. Stewart, RNR), which stayed near the ship to wait for a tug.
At 02.12 hours on 26 January 1941, the burning and abandoned Lurigethan was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-105 west of Ireland in position 53°46'N, 16°00'W.
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