John Hamilton Allison DSO, RN
|Born||13 Jan 1902||East Preston, Sussex|
|Died||24 Feb 1968||(66)|
Retired: 8 Jan 1953
Warship Commands listed for John Hamilton Allison, RN
|HMS Worcester (D 96)||Cdr.||Destroyer||12 Mar 1940||22 Jun 1940|
|HMS Kelvin (F 37)||Cdr.||Destroyer||23 Jun 1940||24 Apr 1942|
|HMS Zephyr (R 19)||Capt.||Destroyer||15 Dec 1944||25 Jun 1945|
|HMS Myngs (R 06)||Capt.||Destroyer||11 Jul 1945||22 Aug 1946|
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Destroyer HMS Kelvin (F 37)
25 Mar 1941 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Kelvin (Cdr. J.H. Allison, DSO, RN) and HMS Jackal (Lt.Cdr. R.McC.P. Jonas, DSC, RN) parted company with HMS Exeter (Capt. O.L. Gordon, MVO, RN) around 0830 hours.
The destroyers were ordered to patrol between the longtitude of Scilly Isles and The Lizard. They were to arrive at Plymouth at 0730/26.
The purpose of this patrol was to cover shipping from Falmouth to the Bristol Channel.
Destroyer HMS Zephyr (R 19)
31 Dec 1944
On 31 Dec, 1944, the British destroyer HMS Zephyr (Lt.Cdr. J.F.D. Bush, DSC and 2 Bars, RN) was slightly damaged by an explosion west of the Pentland Firth. According to British reports this was very likely caused by a floating mine and not by a torpedo. U-1020 was long believed to have hit the destroyer. (1)
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