Herbert James Beverley DSO, DSC, RNR

Born  29 Jan 1893


13 Mar 1940 T/Lt.
??? T/A/Lt.Cdr.


1 Jan 1941 DSC
30 Jul 1942 DSO
13 Mar 1945 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for Herbert James Beverley, RNR

HMS St. Kenan (FY 264)T/Lt.ASW Trawler24 Jun 194020 Jan 1941
HMS Vetch (K 132)T/A/Lt.Cdr.CorvetteJul 1941mid 1943
HMS Bideford (L 43 / U 43)T/A/Lt.Cdr.Sloop1 Mar 1944Dec 1944

Career information

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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