Thomas Frederick Taylor DSC, RN
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|1 Dec 1932|| ||S.Lt.|
|1 Jun 1935|| ||Lt.|
|1 Dec 1942|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
Retired: 5 Mar 1954
Warship Commands listed for Thomas Frederick Taylor, RN
|HMS Wolsey (L 02)||Lt.||Destroyer||12 Jan 1942||Jul 1943|
|HMS Fury (H 76)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||10 Aug 1943||mid 1944|
|HMS Teazer (R 23)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||5 Jan 1945||Mar 1946|
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Destroyer HMS Fury (H 76)
7 Oct 1943
The British light cruisers HMS Penelope (Capt. G.D. Belben, DSC, RN) and HMS Sirius (Capt. P.B.W. Brooking, DSO, RN) and the British destroyers HMS Faulknor (Capt. A.K. Scott-Moncrieff, DSO, RN) and HMS Fury (Lt.Cdr. T.F. Taylor, RN), north of Astipalea (Stampalia) in the Dodecanese, attacked a German convoy consisting of the auxiliary submarine chaser UJ 2111 (667 tons, former Italian Tramaglio), cargo Olympus (5216 GRT) and 5 MFPs. All were sunk.
On the return leg of the mission, the British were repeatedly attacked by German planes while transiting Karpathos Strait (Scarpanto).
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