John Stirling Bridger, RN

Birth details unknown
Died  24 Feb 1943HMS Vandal (P 64)


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Ranks

16 Sep 1938 S.Lt.
16 Oct 1939 Lt.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for John Stirling Bridger, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS H 28 (N 28)Lt.Submarine17 Jun 194223 Jul 1942
HMS L 23 (N 23)Lt.Submarine27 Jul 194219 Nov 1942
HMS L 23 (N 23)Lt.Submarine28 Nov 19421 Dec 1942
HMS Vandal (P 64)Lt.Submarine1 Dec 194224 Feb 1943 (+)

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Events related to this officer

Submarine HMS H 28 (N 28)


17 Jun 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.S. Bridger, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with HMS Scylla (Capt. I.A.P. Macintyre, RN). (1)

18 Jun 1942
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.S. Bridger, RN) conducted independent exercises in the Clyde area. (1)

19 Jun 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.S. Bridger, RN) proceeded from Rothesay to Kames Bay where she was immediately docked. (1)

24 Jun 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.S. Bridger, RN) was undocked and returned to Rothesay. (1)

26 Jun 1942
During the morning HMS H 28 (Lt. J.S. Bridger, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with HMS Orion (Capt. G.C.P. Menzies, RN). During the afternoon she carried out exercises with HMS Alecto (Cdr. J.R.S. Brown, RN). (1)

30 Jun 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.S. Bridger, RN) conducted exercises in the Clyde area with HMS Jamaica (Capt. J.L. Storey, RN). Upon completion of these exercises HMS H 28 proceeded to Ardrishaig. (1)

1 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.S. Bridger, RN) participated in A/S exercises with small craft off Ardrishaig. (2)

2 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.S. Bridger, RN) participated in A/S exercises with small craft off Ardrishaig. Upon completion of these exercises HMS H 28 proceeded to Campbeltown. (2)

3 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.S. Bridger, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with the brand new frigate HMS Swale (Lt.Cdr. J. Jackson, RNR). (2)

5 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.S. Bridger, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (2)

6 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.S. Bridger, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (2)

7 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.S. Bridger, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (2)

8 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.S. Bridger, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (2)

9 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.S. Bridger, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (2)

10 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.S. Bridger, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (2)

12 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.S. Bridger, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (2)

13 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.S. Bridger, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (2)

14 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.S. Bridger, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (2)

15 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.S. Bridger, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (2)

16 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.S. Bridger, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (2)

17 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.S. Bridger, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (2)

19 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.S. Bridger, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (2)

20 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.S. Bridger, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (2)

21 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.S. Bridger, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (2)

22 Jul 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.S. Bridger, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (2)


Submarine HMS Vandal (P 64)


19 Feb 1943
HMS Vandal (Lt. J.S. Bridger, RN) departed her builders yard at Barrow for Holy Loch. (3)

20 Feb 1943
HMS Vandal (Lt. J.S. Bridger, RN) arrived at Holy Loch to begin a period of trials and training. (3)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/17202
  2. ADM 173/17203
  3. ADM 199/627

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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