Philip John Mack DSO, RN
|Born||6 Oct 1892|
|Died||29 Apr 1943||(50)|
Warship Commands listed for Philip John Mack, RN
|HMS Jervis (F 00)||Capt.||Destroyer||20 Mar 1939||16 May 1940|
|HMS Janus (F 53)||Capt.||Destroyer||16 May 1940||29 May 1940|
|HMS Jervis (F 00)||Capt.||Destroyer||15 Jul 1940||19 Mar 1942|
|HMS King George V (41)||Capt.||Battleship||6 May 1942||15 Feb 1943|
Rear-Admiral Mack died in an air crash.
Events related to this officer
Destroyer HMS Jervis (F 00)
3 Aug 1940
HMS Jervis (Capt. P.J. -Mack, DSO, RN), HMS Janus (Cdr. J.A.W. Tothill, RN), HMS Juno (Cdr. W.E. Wilson, RN), HMS Dainty (Cdr. M.S. Thomas, RN), HMS Defender (Cdr. St.J.R.J. Tyrwhitt, RN) and HMAS Vendetta (Lt.Cdr. R. Rhodes, RAN) all conducted gunnery exercises off Alexandria. (2)
19 Aug 1941
At 0840/19, HMS Jervis (Capt. P.J. Mack, DSO, RN), HMS Kimberley (Cdr. J.S.M. Richardson, DSO, RN) and HMS Hasty (Lt.Cdr. L.R.K. Tyrwhitt, DSC, RN), departed Alexandria for a troop and supply run to Tobruk. They returned to Alexandria at 1410/20 having taken some wounded soldiers out of Tobruk on the way back.
[The personal diary of a crewmember of HMS Jervis mentions an attack on them by enemy torpedo bombers which had no result. We have so far not been able to find any mention of this in the offical records.] (3)
- ADM 53/109404
- ADM 199/386
- ADM 53/115213 + ADM 199/415
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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