Samuel Stanley Brooks DSC, RN

Birth details unknown

Ranks

1 Jan 1940 Mid.
1 Oct 1941 S.Lt.
1 Feb 1943 Lt.
1 Feb 1951 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1956 Cdr.

Retired: 27 Nov 1965


Decorations

8 Jan 1942 DSC
29 Feb 1944 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for Samuel Stanley Brooks, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Seadog (P 216)Lt.SubmarineFeb 1944 ?30 Jul 44?
HMS Umbra (P 35)Lt.Submarine20 Oct 194428 Nov 1944
HMS Universal (P 57)Lt.Submarine29 Nov 19448 May 1945

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Submarine HMS Umbra (P 35)


25 Oct 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (1)

27 Oct 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (1)

31 Oct 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (1)

1 Nov 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (2)

3 Nov 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (2)

6 Nov 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (2)

8 Nov 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (2)

13 Nov 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (2)

15 Nov 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (2)

21 Nov 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (2)

22 Nov 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (2)

23 Nov 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Umbra (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (2)


Submarine HMS Universal (P 57)


25 Feb 1945
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) ended her refit at Blyth. (3)

9 Mar 1945
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted trials off Blyth. (4)

10 Mar 1945
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted exercises off Blyth. (4)

11 Mar 1945
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted exercises off Blyth. (4)

12 Mar 1945
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted exercises off Blyth. (4)

13 Mar 1945
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted exercises off Blyth. (4)

15 Mar 1945
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) departed Blyth for Rothesay. She was escorted by HMS Morgan Jones (T/A/Ch.Skr. J. Beeson, RNR) until 0227/17 when HMS Hastings (A/Cdr. E.A. Stocker, DSC, RN) took over the escort. (4)

17 Mar 1945
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) made a short stop at Scapa Flow. (4)

18 Mar 1945
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) arrived at Rothesay. She was now assigned to training duties. (4)

24 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) shifted from Rothesay to Campbeltown. (4)

26 Mar 1945
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS ML 472 (T/Lt. V.H. Harris, RNVR) and HMS HDML 1029 (T/Lt. G.C. Organ, RNVR). (4)

27 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Tuscarora (T/Lt. J. Smith, RNVR) and HMS Bedlington (Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (4)

28 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel (T/Skr. J. Bruce, RNR) and HMS HDML 1029 (T/Lt. G.C. Organ, RNVR). (4)

30 Mar 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN). (4)

2 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Astravel (T/Lt. D.E. Lewis, RNVR) and HMS Tuscarora (T/Lt. J. Smith, RNVR). (5)

3 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Spaniel (T/Skr. J. Bruce, RNR) and HMS Bedlington (A/Ch.Skr. A.W. Peak, RNR). (5)

4 Apr 1945
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS ML 472 (T/Lt. V.H. Harris, RNVR) and HMS HDML 1029 (T/Lt. N.A.W. Herboldt, RNVR). (5)

5 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS La Cordeliere (T/Lt. F.A. Haworth, RNVR) and HMS Ambuscade (A/Lt.Cdr. H.G. Chesterman, DSC and Bar, RNR). (5)

6 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (5)

8 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR) and HMS St. Modwen (T/A/Lt.Cdr. F.J.G. Rice, RNR). (5)

9 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS Spaniel (T/Skr. J. Bruce, RNR). (5)

10 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMCS Rivière du Loup (T/Lt. R.D. Weldon, RCNVR) and HMCS Stellarton (T/Lt. M.G. McCarthy, RCNVR). (5)

11 Apr 1945
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMCS Rivière du Loup (T/Lt. R.D. Weldon, RCNVR), HMCS Stellarton (T/Lt. M.G. McCarthy, RCNVR), HMCS Orkney (Cdr. J.M. Rowland, DSO, RN) and HMS Loch Killin (Lt.Cdr. S. Darling, DSC and Bar, RANVR). (5)

14 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) and HMS Votary (Lt. P.M. Staveley, RN) departed Rothesay for Tobermory. They were escorted by HMS Kihna (Cdr.(Retd.) T.J.T.C. Jenks, RN). (5)

15 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN), HMS Votary (Lt. P.M. Staveley, RN) and HMS Seraph (Lt. T. Russell-Walling, RN) departed Tobermory for Loch Alsh. They were escorted by HMS Loch Tarbert (T/A/Lt.Cdr. G. Butcher, DSC, RNVR). (5)

17 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Loch Alsh with ships from E.G. (Escort Group) 31. (5)

20 Apr 1945
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Loch Alsh with HMS Monsterrat (A/Lt.Cdr. F.A.J. Downer, DSC, RNR) and later with ships from E.G. (Escort Group) 23. (5)

21 Apr 1945
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Loch Alsh with ships from E.G. (Escort Group) 23. (5)

24 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Loch Alsh with HMCS Thetford Mines (T/Lt. J.A.R. Allan, DSC, RCNVR) and HMS Joliette (T/A/Lt.Cdr. W.E. Harrison, RCNVR). (5)

25 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Loch Alsh with ships from E.G. (Escort Group) 25. (5)

28 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Loch Alsh with HMCS Kootenay (A/Lt.Cdr. W.H. Willson, DSC, RCN) and HMCS Saskatchewan (A/Lt.Cdr. T.C. Pullen, RCN). (5)

1 May 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Loch Alsh with HMS Hart (Lt.Cdr. A.D. White, RD, RNR) and HMS Wren (Cdr. S.R.J. Woods, DSC, RD, RNR). (6)

2 May 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Loch Alsh with ships from E.G. (Escort Group) 22. (6)

6 May 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Loch Alsh with USS Alexander J. Luke (Lt.Cdr. L.M. Griffin, USNR) and USS Spangenberg (Lt.Cdr. T.H.P. Whitney, USNR). (6)

7 May 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Loch Alsh with ships from E.G. (Escort Group) 32. (6)

7 May 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Loch Alsh with ships from E.G. (Escort Group) 32. (6)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/19185
  2. ADM 173/19186
  3. ADM 173/20125
  4. ADM 173/20126
  5. ADM 173/20127
  6. ADM 173/20128

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


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