John Jackson DSC, RNR

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13 Oct 1928 S.Lt.
15 Nov 1931 Lt.
15 Nov 1939 Lt.Cdr.

Retired: 2 Aug 1950


7 Sep 1943 DSC
29 Oct 1944 Bar to DSC

Warship Commands listed for John Jackson, RNR

HMS Wastwater (FY 239)Lt.ASW Whalerlate 193914 Feb 1940
HMS Scottish (FY 245)Lt.Cdr.ASW Trawler5 Feb 1940Aug 1940
HMS Heliotrope (K 03)Lt.Cdr.Corvette8 Aug 194024 Mar 1942
HMS Swale (K 217)Lt.Cdr.Frigate14 Apr 19425 Jul 1944

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Corvette HMS Heliotrope (K 03)

1 Dec 1940
HMS Heliotrope (Lt.Cdr. J. Jackson, RNR) picks up 32 survivors from the British tanker Appalachee that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-101 about 340 nautical miles west of Bloody Foreland in position 54°30'N, 20°00'W.

Frigate HMS Swale (K 217)

17 May 1943 (position 58.54, -42.33)
German U-boat U-657 was sunk east of Cape Farewell, Greenland, in position 58°54'N, 42°33'W, by depth charges from the British frigate HMS Swale (Lt.Cdr. J. Jackson, RNR).

6 Apr 1944 (position 45.05, -35.11)
German U-boat U-302 was sunk in the North Atlantic north-west of the Azores, in position 45°05'N, 35°11'W, by depth charges from the British frigate HMS Swale (Lt.Cdr. J. Jackson, DSC, RNR).

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