Donald Hamilton Fuller, RN

Born  26 Nov 1907


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Ranks

1 Jan 1928 A/S.Lt.
1 Aug 1928 S.Lt.
15 Dec 1929 Lt.
15 Dec 1937 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1941 Cdr.
31 Dec 1946 Capt.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Donald Hamilton Fuller, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Malaya (01)Cdr.Battleship21 Sep 19445 Dec 1944

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Events related to this officer

Battleship HMS Malaya (01)


22 Sep 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Malaya (Cdr. D.H. Fuller, RN) departed Plymouth for Rosyth. She was being escorted by HMS Hart (Cdr. (retired) M.B. Sherwood, DSO and Bar, RN), HMS Lark (Cdr. H.L. Pryse, DSC, RNR) and HMS Skate (Lt. J.H. Macalister, RNVR).

At 1145/22 they were joined by HMS Affleck (Cdr.(Retd.) C. Gwinner, DSO and Bar, DSC, RN), HMS Garlies (Lt.Cdr. R.L. Calpe, DSC, RN) and HMS Gore (Lt. J.V. Reeves-Brown, DSC, RN).

At 1325/24, HMS Cassandra (Cdr. P.F. Powlett, DSO and Bar, DSC, RN) and HMS Cambrian (Lt.Cdr. H.T. Harrel, RN) took over from HMS Hart and HMS Lark. [The other escorts apparently had been detached by this time.]

At 1650/24, Verdun (Cdr. D. Parsons, RD, RNR) and HMS Vega (Lt. C.G. Forsberg, RN) took over from HMS Cassandra and HMS Cambrian.

Around 0945/25, HMS Malaya arrived off Rosyth. (1)

2 Oct 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Malaya (Cdr. D.H. Fuller, RN) departed Rosyth for the Clyde, she was escorted by HMS Onslow (Capt. H.W.S. Browning, OBE, RN) and HMS Opportune (Cdr. R.E.D. Ryder, VC, RN).

At 1853/3, HMS Lapwing (Cdr.(Retd.) E.C. Hulton, RN) and HMS Fowey (A/Lt.Cdr. G.E. Newey, RNR) took over from the detroyers.

At 1700/4, HMS Malaya arrived in Loch Striven. (2)

13 Oct 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Malaya (Cdr. D.H. Fuller, RN) shifted from Loch Striven to Greenock. (2)

30 Oct 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Malaya (Cdr. D.H. Fuller, RN) shifted from Greenock to Loch Striven. (2)

Sources

  1. ADM 53/119848
  2. ADM 53/119849

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


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