Herbert James Beverley DSO, DSC, RNR
|Born||29 Jan 1893|
Warship Commands listed for Herbert James Beverley, RNR
|HMS St. Kenan (FY 264)||T/Lt.||ASW Trawler||24 Jun 1940||20 Jan 1941|
|HMS Vetch (K 132)||T/A/Lt.Cdr.||Corvette||Jul 1941||mid 1943|
|HMS Bideford (L 43 / U 43)||T/A/Lt.Cdr.||Sloop||1 Mar 1944||Dec 1944|
He entered naval service in April 1916 served in: HMS Defiance, HMS Jeanette 2, HMS Cormorant, HMS Victory, HMS Research, HMS Burslem, HM Yacht Zaria, HM Trawler Larne and HM Trawler Duchess of Buccleuch, demobbed in February 1920.
Re-entered in 1940 served in HMS Osprey, Claverhouse, Greenfly, Bacchante, St Kenan, Primrose, Victory, Pembroke, Baldur, Drake, Vetch, President, Eaglet, Bideford, Odyssey, Teigh, Osborne, Braganza, Sultan, and Terror.
Events related to this officer
ASW Trawler HMS St. Kenan (FY 264)
16 Aug 1940
HMS St. Kenan (T/Lt. H.J. Beverley, RNR) picks up nine survivors from the Swedish merchant Nils Gorthon that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-60 about 25 nautical miles north-north-east of Malin Head in position 55°45'N, 07°05'W.
Corvette HMS Vetch (K 132)
25 May 1943 (position 36.31, 0.40)
German U-boat U-414 was sunk in the western Mediterranean north-west of Ten?s, in position 36°31'N, 00°40'E, by depth charges from the British corvette HMS Vetch (T/A/Lt.Cdr. H.J. Beverley, DSO, DSC, RNR).
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