Arthur Geoffrey Poe DSC, RN

Born  2 Mar 1907

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1 May 1927 A/S.Lt.
1 Dec 1927 S.Lt.
1 May 1929 Lt.
1 May 1937 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1942 Cdr.
31 Dec 1949 Capt.

Retired: 7 Jan 1959


4 May 1943 DSC

Warship Commands listed for Arthur Geoffrey Poe, RN

HMS Georgetown (I 40)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer23 Sep 19402 Mar 1941
HMS Brilliant (H 84)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer23 Sep 194123 Mar 1943

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Destroyer HMS Brilliant (H 84)

5 Sep 1942
HMS Brilliant (Lt.Cdr. A.G. Poe, RN) picks up 245 survivors from the British merchant Myrmidon that was torpedoed and sunk southeast of Cape Palmas in position 00°45'N, 06°27'W by German U-boat U-506.

8 Nov 1942
During the Allied landing in North-Africa the Vichy French minesweeper La Surprise was sunk by gunfire from the British destroyer HMS Brilliant (Lt.Cdr. A.G. Poe, RN).

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