George Ernest Sutcliff, RN
|Born||9 Aug 1885|
Retired: 9 Aug 1931
Warship Commands listed for George Ernest Sutcliff, RN
|HMS Mooltan (F 75)||Capt. (retired)||Armed Merchant Cruiser||4 Jan 1940||Jan 1941|
|HNMS Sumatra (40)||Capt. (retired)||Light cruiser||18 Apr 1944||9 Jun 1944|
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Armed Merchant Cruiser HMS Mooltan (F 75)
1 Mar 1940
Convoy SLF 22.
This convoy departed Freetown on 1 March 1940.
It was made up of the following transports; Buteshire (British, 6590 GRT, built 1912), Canonesa (British, 8286 GRT, built 1920), Corrientes (British, 6863 GRT, built 1920), Devon (British, 9036 GRT, built 1915), Idomeneus (British, 7792 GRT, built 1926), Nagara (British, 8791 GRT, built 1919) and Royal Star (British, 7900 GRT, built 1919).
On departure from Freetown the convoy was escorted by the armed merchant cruiser HMS Mooltan (Capt.(Retd.) G.E. Sutcliff, RN).
Around 1030Z/11, the convoy merged with convoy SL 22. [For more info on this convoy see the event ' Convoy SL 22 ' for 27 February 1940.]
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