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


7 Oct 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
6 Jan 1942 DSC
Apr 1943 RD

Warship Commands listed for John Parker Stewart, RNR

HMS St. Elstan (FY 240)Lt.ASW Trawler13 Mar 194019 Nov 1940
HMS Arabis (K 73)Lt.Cdr.Corvette23 Dec 1940Apr 1942
HMS Bryony (K 192)Lt.Cdr.Corvette1 May 19429 Dec 1942
HMS Clare (I 14)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer22 Dec 1942Jun 1943
HMS Georgetown (I 40)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer7 Jul 1943late 1943
HMS Moorsom (K 567)Lt.Cdr.Frigate10 Dec 1943

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Corvette HMS Arabis (K 73)

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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