Douglas Cuthbert Lang, RN

Born  17 Oct 1891

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15 Jun 1909 Mid.
21 Feb 1912 A/S.Lt.
30 Apr 1912 S.Lt.
30 Jun 1927 Cdr.
28 Aug 1940 Capt.(Retd.)

Retired: 7 Mar 1934


Warship Commands listed for Douglas Cuthbert Lang, RN

HMS Malaya (01)Capt.(Retd.)Battleship2 Dec 194311 Jul 1944
HMS Kent (54)Capt.(Retd.)Heavy cruiserJan 194527 Feb 1945
HMS Malaya (01)Capt.(Retd.)Battleship6 Mar 194525 Apr 1945

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Battleship HMS Malaya (01)

25 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Malaya (Capt. C.A.E. Stanfield, RN) departed Plymouth for Portsmouth.

[No mention on escorts, but it seems unlikely the ship was not escorted as German submarines were still operating in British waters.] (1)

25 Apr 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Malaya (Capt. C.A.E. Stanfield, RN) arrived at Portsmouth. She was to be used as training vessel / barracks ship from now on. She was decommissioned in early / mid May. (1)


  1. ADM 53/121735

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