James Figgins, RN

Born  13 Dec 1886


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Ranks

14 Feb 1913 Mate
14 Nov 1915 Lt.
14 Nov 1923 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1926 Cdr.
31 Dec 1933 Capt.
1 Mar 1946 Rear-Admiral (Retired)

Retired: 13 Dec 1941


Decorations

1 Jan 1942 CBE

Warship Commands listed for James Figgins, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Newcastle (76)Capt.Light cruiser26 Jul 193915 Aug 1940

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Events related to this officer

Light cruiser HMS Newcastle (76)


12 Nov 1939 (position 65.48, -25.19)
The German merchant Parana (6038 GRT, built 1921) is intercepted west of Iceland in position 65°48'N, 25°19'W by the British light cruiser HMS Newcastle (Capt. J. Figgins, RN). However before the German ship can be captured she is scuttled by her crew.


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