John Gilbert Sutton DSC, RN

Born  13 Jan 1892


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Ranks

15 May 1909 Mid.
15 Sep 1912 S.Lt.
15 Sep 1914 Lt.
15 Sep 1922 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1928 Cdr.
 Cdr. (retired)

Retired: 25 Jan 1933


Decorations

23 May 1944 DSC

Warship Commands listed for John Gilbert Sutton, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Northern Chief (4.34)Cdr. (retired)ASW Trawler10 Sep 19394 Feb 1940
HMS Medusa (FY 018)Cdr. (retired)Armed Yacht11 Mar 19406 Sep 1940
HMS Weston (L 72 / U 72)Cdr. (retired)Sloop6 Sep 194024 Aug 1942
HMS LST 319 (LST 319)Cdr. (retired)Tank landing shipApr 194413 Jul 1944

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Events related to this officer

Sloop HMS Weston (L 72 / U 72)


9 Oct 1940
HMS Weston (Cdr. J.G. Sutton, RN (retired)) picks up 5 survivors from the British merchant Confield that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-58 about 90 nautical miles west of Barra Head in position 56°48'N, 10°17'W.

20 Sep 1941
German U-boat U-111 torpedoed and sank the British merchant Cingalese Prince east-south-east of St.Paul Rocks in position 02°00'S, 25°30'W.

HMS Weston (Cdr. J.G. Sutton, RN (retired)) later picks up 1 survivor.

21 May 1942
HMS Weston (Cdr. J.G. Sutton, RN (retired)) picks up 7 survivors from the British merchant New Brunswick that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-159 about 140 nautical miles east-south-east of Santa Maria, Azores in position 36°53'N, 22°55'W.


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