John George Lawrence Dundas, RN

Born  3 Nov 1893
Died  26 Mar 1952(58)

Ranks

15 Sep 1911 Mid.
15 Jan 1914 A/S.Lt.
15 Sep 1914 S.Lt.
15 Dec 1915 Lt.
15 Dec 1923 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1928 Cdr.
30 Jun 1935 Capt.
8 Jan 1944 Rear-Admiral
13 Jun 1948 Vice-Admiral (retired)

Retired: 12 Jan 1946


Decorations

16 Aug 1940 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
1 Jan 1942 CBE
18 Dec 1945 CB

Warship Commands listed for John George Lawrence Dundas, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Nigeria (60)Capt.Light cruiser18 Jun 194028 Jun 1942

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Light cruiser HMS Nigeria (60)


28 Jun 1941 (position 73.02, -3.13)
The British light cruiser HMS Nigeria (Capt. J.G.L. Dundas, RN) and the British destroyers HMS Bedouin (Cdr. J.A. McCoy, DSO, RN), HMS Tartar (Cdr. L.P. Skipwith, RN) and HMS Jupiter (Lt.Cdr. N.V.J.P. Thew, RN), in thick fog, intercept the German weather ship Lauenburg north-east of Jan Mayen Island in position 73°02'N, 03°13'W. The German ship was detected due to HF/DF. Her crew abandoned ship after they were fired upon. Valuable codebooks and the Enigma machine were found aboard the German weather ship.


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