Morgan John Yeatman, RN

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15 May 1913 Mid.
15 May 1915 A/S.Lt.
15 Jan 1916 S.Lt.
15 Jul 1917 Lt.
15 Jul 1925 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1931 Cdr.
13 Dec 1941 A/Capt.
18 Dec 1945 Capt. (retired)

Retired: 18 Dec 1945


Warship Commands listed for Morgan John Yeatman, RN

HMS Sandwich (L 12 / U 12)Cdr.Sloop30 Oct 1939Nov 1940

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Sloop HMS Sandwich (L 12 / U 12)

21 Jun 1940
The British tanker San Fernando is torpedoed and damaged about 50 nautical miles south-south-west of Cape Clear in position 50°20'N, 10°24'W by German U-boat U-47. The tanker was taken in tow by tugs but sank the next day. HMS Fowey (Cdr. H.B. Ellison, RN) and HMS Sandwich (Cdr. M.J. Yeatman, RN) together pick up 49 survivors.

22 Jun 1940
HMS Sandwich (Cdr M.J. Yeatman, RN) picks up 37 survivors from the Norwegian tanker Eli Knudsen that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-32 south of Ireland in position 50°36'N, 08°44'W.

2 Jul 1940
HMS Sandwich (Cdr M.J. Yeatman, RN) picks up 42 survivors from the British tanker Athellaird that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-29 about 350 nautical miles north-west of Cape Finisterre in position 47°24'N, 16°49'W.

4 Aug 1940
HMS Sandwich picks up master and survivors of SS Geraldine Mary, of Anglo-Newfoundland Steamship Co Ltd (1)


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