George Clement Crowley DSC, RN

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1 Aug 1937 S.Lt.
1 Oct 1938 Lt.
1 Nov 1944 A/Lt.Cdr.
16 Jul 1946 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1951 Cdr.
30 Jun 1957 Capt.
7 Jul 1966 Rear-Admiral

Retired: 18 Nov 1968


1 Jan 1943 DSC
10 Apr 1945 Bar to DSC
11 Jun 1946 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
8 Jun 1968 CB

Warship Commands listed for George Clement Crowley, RN

HMS Varanga (FY 1625)Lt.MS Trawler2 Apr 1940mid 1942
HMS Kingston Olivine (FY 193)Lt.ASW Trawler28 Sep 194227 Sep 1943
HMS Walpole (D 41)Lt.DestroyerSep 1943early 1945
HMS Tenacious (R 45)A/Lt.Cdr.DestroyerAug 1945mid 1946

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MS Trawler HMS Varanga (FY 1625)

11 Dec 1940
HMS Varanga (T/Lt. G.C. Crowley, RNVR) picks up 25 survivors from the British passenger ship Rotorua that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-96 about 110 miles north-west of St. Kilda in position 58°56'N, 11°20'W.

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