Douglas Young-Jamieson, RN
|Born ||19 Oct 1893|
|Died ||28 May 1955||(61)|
|15 May 1911|| ||Mid.|
|15 Sep 1913|| ||A/S.Lt.|
|30 Jun 1914|| ||S.Lt.|
|15 May 1916|| ||Lt.|
|15 May 1924|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
|30 Jun 1930|| ||Cdr.|
|31 Dec 1937|| ||Capt.|
|8 Jan 1947|| ||Rear-Admiral|
|15 Aug 1950|| ||Vice-Admiral (retired)|
Retired: 15 Aug 1950
Warship Commands listed for Douglas Young-Jamieson, RN
|HMS Bideford (L 43 / U 43)||Capt.||Sloop||14 Nov 1938||12 Sep 1939|
|HMS Kent (54)||Capt.||Heavy cruiser||12 Sep 1939||24 Feb 1941|
|HMS Devonshire (39)||Capt.||Heavy cruiser||1 Nov 1942||18 Jun 1943|
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Heavy cruiser HMS Kent (54)
17 Aug 1940
In the early morning the British battleships
HMS Warspite (Capt. D.B. Fisher, CBE, RN), HMS Malaya (Capt. A.F.E. Palliser, DSC, RN), HMS Ramillies (Capt. H.T. Baillie-Grohman, OBE, DSO, RN) the British heavy cruiser
HMS Kent (Capt. D. Young-Jamieson, RN) escorted by the British destroyers
HMS Nubian (Cdr. R.W. Ravenhill, RN), HMS Mohawk (Cdr. J.W.M. Eaton, RN), Hyperion (Cdr. H.St.L. Nicolson, DSO and Bar, RN), HMS Hostile (Lt.Cdr. A.F. Burnell-Nugent, DSC, RN), HMS Hero (Cdr. H.W. Biggs, DSO, RN), HMS Hereward (Lt.Cdr. C.W. Greening, RN), HMS Ilex (Lt.Cdr. P.L. Saumarez, DSC, RN), HMS Diamond (Lt.Cdr. P.A. Cartwright, RN), HMS Juno (Cdr. W.E. Wilson, RN) and the Australian destroyers
HMAS Stuart (Capt. H.M.L. Waller, RAN), HMAS Waterhen (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Swain, RAN) and HMAS Vendetta (Lt.Cdr. R. Rhoades, RAN) carried out a bombardment of Italian positions around the fortress of Bardia.
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