Robert William Jocelyn, RN
|Born||4 Dec 1909||Tollymore, Northern Ireland|
|Died||18 Oct 1993||(83)||Newcastle, Northern Ireland|
Retired: 7 Jan 1960
Warship Commands listed for Robert William Jocelyn, RN
|HMS Achates (i) (H 12)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||10 Aug 1940||late 1941|
|HMS Panther (G 41)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||25 Oct 1941||9 Oct 1943|
|HMS Quality (G 62)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||Jun 1944||Sep 1945|
Robert William Jocelyn was also known as the Viscount Jocelyn (the 9th Earl of Roden)
Events related to this officer
Destroyer HMS Achates (i) (H 12)
8 Jun 1941
The British merchant Kingston Hill is torpedoed and sunk southwest of the Cape Verde Islands in position 09°35'N, 29°40'W by German U-boat U-38. HMS Achates (Lt.Cdr. Viscount Jocelyn, RN) later picks up 16 survivors.
25 Jul 1941 (position 64.11, -13.00)
While taking position in the screen of the carriers preparing to launch an air strike against Kirkenes/Petsamo, HMS Achates (Lt.Cdr. Viscount Jocelyn, RN) was mined and severely damaged off the Seidisfjord, Iceland in position 64°11'N, 13°00'W. Achates was under repair until mid-March 1942.
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