Eric Paul Vivian, RN

Born  8 Sep 1891

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15 Jan 1909 Mid.
21 Feb 1912 A/S.Lt.
15 May 1912 S.Lt.
15 May 1914 Lt.
15 May 1922 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1927 Cdr.
8 Sep 1937 Capt. (retired)

Retired: 8 Sep 1937


Warship Commands listed for Eric Paul Vivian, RN

HMS Laurentic (F 51)Capt. (retired)Armed Merchant Cruiser2 Sep 19393 Nov 1940

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Armed Merchant Cruiser HMS Laurentic (F 51)

23 Nov 1939 (position 62.30, -16.30)
The German merchant Antiochia (3106 GRT) is intercepted south of Iceland by the British armed merchant cruiser HMS Laurentic (Capt. E.P. Vivian, RN). However before the German ship can be captured she is scuttled by her crew in position 62°30'N, 16°30'W.

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