Llewellyn Vaughan Morgan DSC, RN

Born  20 Mar 1891
Died  9 Oct 1969(78)


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Ranks

15 Sep 1908 Mid.
15 Oct 1911 S.Lt.
15 Sep 1913 Lt.
15 Sep 1921 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1926 Cdr.
31 Dec 1933 Capt.
12 Jan 1943 Rear-Admiral
6 May 1946 Vice-Admiral
1 May 1950 Admiral (Retired)

Retired: 23 Sep 1949


Decorations

26 Apr 1918 DSC
10 Dec 1918 MVO
1 Feb 1937 CBE
16 Aug 1940 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
14 Jun 1945 CB
9 Jun 1949 KBE

Warship Commands listed for Llewellyn Vaughan Morgan, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Royal Sovereign (05)Capt.Battleship26 Jul 193919 Oct 1939
HMS Revenge (06)Capt.Battleship10 Jun 19416 Jan 1943

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Events related to this officer

Battleship HMS Royal Sovereign (05)


11 Sep 1939 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Royal Sovereign (Capt. L.V. Morgan, CBE, MVO, DSC, RN) conducted gunnery exercises at Scapa Flow. (1)

20 Sep 1939 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Royal Sovereign (Capt. L.V. Morgan, CBE, MVO, DSC, RN) conducted gunnery exercises at Scapa Flow. (1)

23 Sep 1939
Around 2330/23, HMS Royal Sovereign (Capt. L.V. Morgan, CBE, MVO, DSC, RN) departed Scapa Flow for Portsmouth. She was escorted by the destoyers HMS Esk (Lt.Cdr. R.J.H. Couch, RN) and HMS Express (Cdr. J.G. Bickford, RN).

They arrived at Portsmouth around 1200/26. HMS Royal Sovereign was to be taken in hand for refit and modernisation at the Royal Dockyard. This was however cancelled and it was decided to give the ship a short refit only to make her fit for further service as in her current state she was deemed unfit for service. This refit however was to take place at the Devonport Dockyard at Plymouth. (1)

6 Oct 1939 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Royal Sovereign (Capt. L.V. Morgan, CBE, MVO, DSC, RN) shifted from the Portsmouth Dockyard to Spithead. (2)

7 Oct 1939 (position 0.00, 0.00)
Around 0100 hours, HMS Royal Sovereign (Capt. L.V. Morgan, CBE, MVO, DSC, RN) departed Spithead for Plymouth. She was escorted by the destoyers HMS Saladin (Lt.Cdr. L.J. Dover, RN) and HMS Scimitar (Lt.Cdr. M. Thornton, RN).

They arrived at Plymouth around 1245 hours. (2)

18 Oct 1939 (position 0.00, 0.00)
During her refit, HMS Royal Sovereign (Capt. L.V. Morgan, CBE, MVO, DSC, RN), is docked at the Devonport Dockyard. (2)

Sources

  1. ADM 53/110312
  2. ADM 53/110313

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


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