Jack Barrington Palmer, RN

Born  25 Dec 1903

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15 May 1924 A/S.Lt.
30 Jan 1925 S.Lt.
30 Jun 1926 Lt.
30 Jun 1934 Lt.Cdr.
25 Dec 1948 Cdr. (retired)

Retired: 25 Dec 1948


1 Jan 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
11 Jun 1946 OBE

Warship Commands listed for Jack Barrington Palmer, RN

HMS Witherington (D 76)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer4 Dec 1939Apr 1941
HMS Versatile (D 32)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer29 Apr 1941Nov 1942
HMS Whaddon (L 45)Lt.Cdr.Escort destroyerNov 19428 Dec 1943
HMS Pheasant (U 49)Lt.Cdr.SloopDec 194417 Oct 1945

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Destroyer HMS Witherington (D 76)

11 Mar 1941
HMS Witherington (Lt.Cdr. J.B. Palmer, RN) was damaged by German bombing at Portsmouth, she was beached to prevent her from sinking. Repairs took over 5 months to complete.

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