John Wentworth Farquhar DSO, RN
|Born||23 Apr 1897|
Retired: 8 Jan 1949
Warship Commands listed for John Wentworth Farquhar, RN
|HMS Diomede (D 92)||Capt.||Light cruiser||30 Jan 1940||26 Feb 1940|
|HMS Despatch (D 30)||Capt.||Light cruiser||26 Feb 1940||21 Jun 1940|
|HMS Diomede (D 92)||Capt.||Light cruiser||21 Jun 1940||30 Oct 1940|
|HMS Diomede (D 92)||Capt.||Light cruiser||13 Nov 1940||16 Jun 1941|
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Light cruiser HMS Despatch (D 30)
1 Mar 1940
HMS Despatch (Capt. A. Poland, RN) intercepts the German merchant Troja (2390 GRT) off Aruba, Dutch West Indies. However before the German ship can be captured she is scuttled by her own crew.
Light cruiser HMS Diomede (D 92)
5 Dec 1940
HMS Diomede (Capt. J.W. Farquhar, RN) intercepts the German passenger / cargo ship Idarwald (5033 GRT) off Cape Corrientes, Cuba. Unfortunately before the German ship can be captured it is set on fire by her crew and finally sank on December 9th.
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