Jocelyn Latham Storey DSO, RN
|Born||19 Mar 1898|
|Died||20 Sep 1969||(71)|
Retired: 8 Jan 1949
Warship Commands listed for Jocelyn Latham Storey, RN
|HMS Jamaica (44)||Capt.||Light cruiser||27 Feb 1942||12 Dec 1943|
During WW1 he survived the loss of battlecruiser HMS Queen Mary, only 8 survived her exploding during the Battle of Jutland.
He was the last CO of HMS Venerable during 3/46-5/47.
Events related to this officer
Light cruiser HMS Jamaica (44)
8 Nov 1942
HMS Jamaica assisted in the invasion of North Africa. She was part of the Centre Task Force (Oran area).
30 Dec 1942
On 30 December 1942 the German heavy cruiser Admiral Hipper attacked convoy JW.51B and was held at bay by the British destroyers HMS Onslow, HMS Obedient, HMS Obdurate and HMS Orwell. When renewing her attack she was engaged by the British cruisers HMS Sheffield and HMS Jamaica and was badly damaged them. The only success of the operation was the sinking of the destroyer HMS Achates and the minesweeper HMS Bramble, the destroyers HMS Onslow, HMS Obedient, HMS Obdurate and HMS Orwell were damaged in the action.
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