Ian Macfarlane Stoop DSC, RN

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Ranks

1 Oct 1940 S.Lt.
16 Sep 1942 Lt.
16 Sep 1950 Lt.Cdr.

Retired: 20 Nov 1961


Decorations

29 Feb 1944 DSC

Warship Commands listed for Ian Macfarlane Stoop, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS H 32 (N 32)Lt.Submarine19 Jul 19449 Oct 1944
HMS Vagabond (P 18)Lt.Submarine24 Oct 194431 Aug 1945
HMS Unseen (P 51)Lt.Submarine15 Sep 19451 Nov 1945

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Submarine HMS H 32 (N 32)


25 Jul 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 32 (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted independent exercises off Lough Foyle. (1)

7 Aug 1944
HMS H 32 (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (2)

8 Aug 1944
HMS H 32 (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (2)

10 Aug 1944
HMS H 32 (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (2)

11 Aug 1944
HMS H 32 (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (2)

14 Aug 1944
HMS H 32 (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (2)

15 Aug 1944
HMS H 32 (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (2)

16 Aug 1944
HMS H 32 (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (2)

17 Aug 1944
HMS H 32 (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (2)

18 Aug 1944
HMS H 32 (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (2)

28 Aug 1944
HMS H 32 (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) departed Rothesay for Londonderry. (2)

29 Aug 1944
HMS H 32 (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) arrived at Londonderry. (2)

10 Sep 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 32 (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) proceeded from Londonderry to Campbeltown. She was escorted by HMS Kingston Turquoise (A/Skr.Lt. G. Murray, RNR). (3)

12 Sep 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 32 (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (3)

13 Sep 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 32 (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (3)

14 Sep 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 32 (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (3)

17 Sep 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 32 (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (3)

18 Sep 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 32 (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (3)

21 Sep 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 32 (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) shifted from Campbeltown to Rothesay. (3)

23 Sep 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 32 (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) shifted from Rothesay to Campbeltown. She returned to Rothesay later the same day. (3)

29 Sep 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 32 (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (3)

3 Oct 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 32 (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (4)

4 Oct 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 32 (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (4)


Submarine HMS Vagabond (P 18)


5 Feb 1945
Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) shifted from the Tyne to Blyth. (5)

6 Feb 1945
Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted trials off Blyth. (5)

7 Feb 1945
Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted trials off Blyth. (5)

13 Feb 1945
Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) departed Blyth for Scapa Flow. (5)

14 Feb 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) arrived at Scapa Flow. (5)

23 Feb 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) arrived at Holy Loch. (5)

26 Feb 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted log trials and D/F calibration trials in the Clyde area. (5)

27 Feb 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted acceptance trials in the Clyde area following which she was commissioned at Holy Loch. (5)

28 Feb 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (5)

1 Mar 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (6)

2 Mar 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (6)

3 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) shifted from Holy Loch to Arrochar. (6)

4 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted torpedo discharge trials off Arrochar. (6)

5 Mar 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted torpedo discharge trials off Arrochar. (6)

6 Mar 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted torpedo discharge trials off Arrochar. She proceeded to Holy Loch on completion. (6)

10 Mar 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted attack exercises in the Clyde area during which HMS Bridgewater (Cdr.(Retd.) R.H. Mack, RN) and HMS Sardonyx (Lt.Cdr. L.F.L. Hill, RNR) served as the targets. Upon completion HMS Vagabond proceeded to Campbeltown. (6)

11 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (6)

12 Mar 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Hotspur (Lt.Cdr. D.R. Mallinson, RN) and HMS Ambuscade (A/Lt.Cdr. H.G. Chesterman, DSC and Bar, RNR). (6)

13 Mar 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (6)

14 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) shifted from Campbeltown to Holy Loch. (6)

16 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted noise tials in Loch Goil. (6)

17 Mar 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (6)

18 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted night attack exercises in the Clyde area during which HMS Bridgewater (Cdr.(Retd.) R.H. Mack, RN) served as the target. (6)

19 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) departed Rothesay for Scapa Flow. She was escorted by HMS Shikari (Lt. E.A. Tyrer, DSC, RN). (6)

19 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) departed Rothesay for Scapa Flow. She was escorted by HMS Shikari (Lt. E.A. Tyrer, DSC, RN). (6)

21 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) arrived at Scapa Flow. (6)

22 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted exercises at/off Scapa Flow. (6)

23 Mar 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises at/off Scapa Flow with HMS Devonshire (Capt. G.M.B. Langley, OBE, RN). (6)

24 Mar 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises at/off Scapa Flow with HMS Carysfort (Lt.Cdr. L. St.G. Rich, DSO and Bar, RN). (6)

28 Mar 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted exercises at/off Scapa Flow. (6)

29 Mar 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises at/off Scapa Flow with HMS Petard (Lt.Cdr. R.L. Caple, DSC, RN). (6)

30 Mar 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises at/off Scapa Flow with HMS Petard (Lt.Cdr. R.L. Caple, DSC, RN). (6)

31 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises at/off Scapa Flow with local defence craft. (6)

1 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises at/off Scapa Flow with HMS Petard (Lt.Cdr. R.L. Caple, DSC, RN). (7)

3 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises at/off Scapa Flow. (7)

4 Apr 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises at/off Scapa Flow. (7)

7 Apr 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises at/off Scapa Flow. (7)

8 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) departed Scapa Flow for Holy Loch. (7)

9 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) arrived at Holy Loch. (7)

10 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (7)

12 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted noise trials in Loch Goil. (7)

14 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted attack exercises in the Clyde area during which HMS Hastings (A/Cdr. E.A. Stocker, DSC, RN) served as the target. (7)

15 Apr 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted attack exercises in the Clyde area during which HMS Hastings (A/Cdr. E.A. Stocker, DSC, RN) served as the target. These included night exercises. (7)

16 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) returned to Holy Loch on completion of last night's exercises. (7)

17 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted attack exercises in the Clyde area during which HMS Hastings (A/Cdr. E.A. Stocker, DSC, RN) served as the target. (7)

18 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted night exercises in the Clyde area. Upon completion of these she returned to Holy Loch. She proceeded from Holy Loch to Arrochar later the same day. (7)

19 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (7)

20 Apr 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (7)

21 Apr 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (7)

22 Apr 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (7)

23 Apr 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (7)

24 Apr 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (7)

25 Apr 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (7)

26 Apr 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (7)

27 Apr 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. (7)

28 Apr 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted special torpedo trials off Arrochar. Upon completion of these HMS Vagabond proceeded to Holy Loch. (7)

15 May 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted noise trials in Loch Goil. (8)

19 May 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) shifed from Holy Loch to Rothesay. (8)

20 May 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) departed Rothesay to join the Dutch submarine HrMs O 23 (Lt.Cdr. A.J. Schouwenaar, RNN) for passage to Scapa Flow. Escort was provided by HMS Bridgewater (Cdr.(Retd.) R.H. Mack, RN). (8)

22 May 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) arrived at Scapa Flow. (8)

23 May 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises at/off Scapa Flow. (8)

26 May 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises at/off Scapa Flow with HMS Widemouth Bay (A/Lt.Cdr. J.H. Macalister, RNVR). (8)

28 May 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises at/off Scapa Flow. (8)

29 May 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises at/off Scapa Flow with HMS Zebra (Lt.Cdr. E.C. Peake, RN). (8)

2 Jun 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises at/off Scapa Flow. (9)

4 Jun 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises at/off Scapa Flow. (9)

5 Jun 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) departed Scapa Flow for Holy Loch. (9)

7 Jun 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) arrived at Holy Loch. (9)

14 Jun 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (9)

15 Jun 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (9)

19 Jun 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (9)

20 Jun 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (9)

21 Jun 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (9)

22 Jun 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (9)

29 Jun 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area. (9)

30 Jun 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) is docked at Holy Loch in AFD 7. (9)

1 Jul 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) is undocked. (10)

5 Jul 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) shifted from Holy Loch to Rothesay. (10)

12 Jul 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) shifted from Rothesay to Campbeltown. Off Campbeltown A/S exercises with aircraft were carried out. These included night exercises. (10)

13 Jul 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) proceeded to Campbeltown on completion of last night's exercises. (10)

15 Jul 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (10)

16 Jul 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (10)

18 Jul 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (10)

19 Jul 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (10)

20 Jul 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (10)

21 Jul 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) conducted SST trials off Campbeltown. (10)

24 Jul 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (10)

26 Jul 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (10)

29 Jul 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (10)

30 Jul 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (10)

31 Jul 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (10)

1 Aug 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (11)

5 Aug 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (11)

6 Aug 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (11)

7 Aug 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (11)

8 Aug 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (11)

10 Aug 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (11)

12 Aug 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (11)

13 Aug 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (11)

14 Aug 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (11)

17 Aug 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (11)

21 Aug 1945
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (11)

23 Aug 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) shifted from Campbeltown to Larne. (11)

28 Aug 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Vagabond (Lt. I.M. Stoop, DSC, RN) shifted from Larne to Rothesay. (11)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/18482
  2. ADM 173/18483
  3. ADM 173/18484
  4. ADM 173/18485
  5. ADM 173/20218
  6. ADM 173/20219
  7. ADM 173/20220
  8. ADM 173/20221
  9. ADM 173/20222
  10. ADM 173/20223
  11. ADM 173/20224

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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