George Edward Lynton Foster Edsell, RN

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Ranks

1 Oct 1940 S.Lt.
1 May 1942 Lt.
1 May 1950 Lt.Cdr.

Retired: 9 Jun 1950


Decorations

Warship Commands listed for George Edward Lynton Foster Edsell, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Proteus (N 29)Lt.SubmarineMay 194430 Jun 1944
HMS Untiring (P 59)Lt.Submarine29 Dec 194425 Jul 1945
HMS Vivid (P 77)Lt.Submarine18 Aug 1945early 1946

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Events related to this officer

Submarine HMS Proteus (N 29)


1 May 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Proteus (T/Lt. P.S. Parmenter, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area for the C.O.Q.C. (Commanding Officers Qualifying Course). (1)

1 May 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Proteus (T/Lt. P.S. Parmenter, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area for the C.O.Q.C. (Commanding Officers Qualifying Course). (1)

2 May 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Proteus (T/Lt. P.S. Parmenter, RNR) conducted exercises in the Clyde area for the C.O.Q.C. (Commanding Officers Qualifying Course). (1)

16 May 1944
HMS Proteus (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) arrived at Ardrossan where she was prepared for shock trials. She was decommissioned on 30 June 1944. (1)


Submarine HMS Untiring (P 59)


29 Dec 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (2)

31 Dec 1944
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown. (2)

1 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Inconstant (A/Lt.Cdr. H.D. Verschoyle, DSC, RN) and HMS Rhododendron (T/A/Lt.Cdr. H. Vernon, RNR). (3)

2 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMCS Glace Bay (T/A/Cdr. J.H.S. MacDonald, RCNR). (3)

4 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS Spaniel. (3)

5 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Rhododendron (T/A/Lt.Cdr. H. Vernon, RNR) and HMS Amethyst (Lt.Cdr. N. Scott-Elliot, DSC, RN). (4)

7 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Rhododendron (T/A/Lt.Cdr. H. Vernon, RNR) and HMS La Cordeliere (Lt.Cdr. A.J.G. Barff, RNR). (3)

8 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Rhododendron (T/A/Lt.Cdr. H. Vernon, RNR) and HMS La Cordeliere (Lt.Cdr. A.J.G. Barff, RNR). (3)

9 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (3)

10 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Radiant (T/Lt. C.S.R. Shapland, RNVR) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (3)

11 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMCS St. Thomas (T/Lt.Cdr. L.P. Denny, RCNR). (3)

12 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMCS Trillium (T/Lt. K.E. Meredith, RCNVR). (3)

15 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Shemara (Cdr.(Retd.) H. Buckle, RN) and HMS Altair (T/Lt. J.L. James, RNR). (3)

23 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS La Cordeliere (Lt.Cdr. A.J.G. Barff, RNR) and HMS Tuscarora (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) H.T. Pitt, RN). (3)

27 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Hare (Lt. C.H. Hilliard, RNZNVR) and HMS Wave (Lt.Cdr. T.R. Fowke, RN). (3)

28 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Hare (Lt. C.H. Hilliard, RNZNVR) and HMS Wave (Lt.Cdr. T.R. Fowke, RN). (3)

30 Jan 1945 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) shifted from Campbeltown to Rothesay. (3)

3 Feb 1945
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) arrived at Plymouth. (5)

5 Feb 1945
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) departed Plymouth for Sheerness. She was escorted by HMS Reboundo (Skr. S.F. Cleveland, RNR). (5)

7 Feb 1945
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) arrived at Sheerness where she started a refit at the Sheerness Dockyard. (5)

25 May 1945
With her refit completed HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) shifted from the Sheerness Dockyard to the Chatham Dockyard to ammunition the ship. (6)

26 May 1945
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) returned to Sheerness. (6)

27 May 1945
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) conducted exercises off Sheerness. (6)

28 May 1945
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) conducted exercises off Sheerness. (6)

29 May 1945
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) departed Sheerness for Portsmouth where she arrived late on the same day. (6)

1 Jun 1945
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (7)

4 Jun 1945
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (7)

6 Jun 1945
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (7)

8 Jun 1945
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (7)

11 Jun 1945
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (7)

12 Jun 1945
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) conducted exercises off Portsmouth. (7)

13 Jun 1945
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) was docked in No.10 dock at Portsmouth. (7)

16 Jun 1945
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) was undocked. (7)

20 Jun 1945
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) departed Portsmouth or Gibraltar. (7)

26 Jun 1945
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) arrived at Gibraltar. (7)

3 Jul 1945
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) departed Gibraltar for Malta. (8)

7 Jul 1945
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) arrived at Malta. (8)

14 Jul 1945
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) departed Malta for Piraeus, Greece. (8)

16 Jul 1945
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) arrived at Piraeus. (8)

19 Jul 1945
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) conducted exercises off Piraeus. (8)

24 Jul 1945
HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) conducted exercises off Piraeus. Upon completion of the exercises she went to the Salamis Dockyard. (8)

25 Jul 1945
At 1030 hours HMS Untiring (Lt. G.E.L.F. Edsell, RN) was decommissioned by the Royal Navy and turned over the the Royal Hellenic Navy being renamed Xifias (Swordfish in English). (8)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/18600
  2. ADM 173/19281
  3. ADM 173/20167
  4. ADM 173.20167
  5. ADM 173/20168
  6. ADM 173/20171
  7. ADM 173/20172
  8. ADM 173/20173

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


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