John Anthony Vere Morse DSO, RN
|Born||16 Oct 1892|
Retired: 14 Jan 1947
Warship Commands listed for John Anthony Vere Morse, RN
|HMS Neptune (20)||Capt.||Light cruiser||20 Jul 1937||25 May 1940|
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Light cruiser HMS Neptune (20)
5 Sep 1939
HMS Neptune (Capt. J.A.V. Morse, DSO, RN) intercepts the German merchant Inn (2867 GRT) off the Canary Islands. However before the ship can be capture she is scuttled by her own crew.
Remained in the South Atlantic as part of Force "K", looking for the Admiral Graf Spee. In May 1940 transferred to the Mediterranean and joined the 7th Cruiser Squadron.
22 Nov 1939 (position -10.39, -5.44)
The German passenger ship Adolph Woermann (8577 GRT) is intercepted in the South Atlantic about 530 nautical miles east-south-east of Ascension in position 10°39S, 05°44W by the British light cruiser HMS Neptune (Capt. J.A.V. Morse, DSO, RN). However before the German ship can be captured she is scuttled by her own crew.
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