Maurice James Ross DSC, RN

Born  31 Oct 1908


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Ranks

1 Mar 1930 S.Lt.
1 Apr 1931 Lt.
1 Apr 1939 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1943 Cdr.
31 Dec 1951 Capt.

Decorations

19 Jul 1940 DSC
2 Jun 1962 CB

Warship Commands listed for Maurice James Ross, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Cleopatra (33)Cdr.Light cruiser28 Jul 194331 Jan 1944

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Events related to this officer

Light cruiser HMS Cleopatra (33)


4 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
At the Gibraltar Dockyard,'Q' 5.25" turret is removed from HMS Cleopatra (Cdr. M.J. Ross, DSC, RN). (1)

19 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Cleopatra (Cdr. M.J. Ross, DSC, RN) is undocked. (2)

23 Oct 1943
With her temporary repairs completed, HMS Cleopatra (Cdr. M.J. Ross, DSC, RN), departed Malta for Algiers. She made the passage in convoy MKF 25. (3)

25 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Cleopatra (Cdr. M.J. Ross, DSC, RN) arrived at Algiers. (3)

27 Oct 1943
HMS Cleopatra (Cdr. M.J. Ross, DSC, RN) departed Algiers for Gibraltar. She made the passage in convoy MKF 25. (3)

29 Oct 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Cleopatra (Cdr. M.J. Ross, DSC, RN) arrived at Gibraltar. (3)

7 Nov 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
The damaged light cruisers HMS Cleopatra (Cdr. M.J. Ross, DSC, RN) and HMS Uganda (Capt. W.G. Andrewes, RN) departed Gibraltar and joined convoy GUS 20 for passage to the USA where they were to undergo repairs to their battle damage. (4)

24 Nov 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Cleopatra (Cdr. M.J. Ross, DSC, RN) arrived in Delaware Bay. (1)

25 Nov 1943 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Cleopatra (Cdr. M.J. Ross, DSC, RN) proceeded from Delaware Bay to the Philadelphia Navy Yard where she is to be taken in hand for battle damage repairs and refit. (1)

Sources

  1. ADM 53/117244
  2. ADM 53/118718
  3. ADM 199/2550
  4. ADM 53/117244 + ADM 53/118646

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


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