Patrick William Beresford Brooking DSO, RN
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|15 May 1914|| ||Mid.|
|15 Mar 1916|| ||A/S.Lt.|
|30 Sep 1916|| ||S.Lt.|
|30 Oct 1917|| ||Lt.|
|30 Oct 1925|| ||Lt.Cdr.|
|30 Jun 1930|| ||Cdr.|
|30 Jun 1937|| ||Capt.|
|5 Jul 1946|| ||Rear-Admiral|
|3 Aug 1949|| ||Vice-Admiral|
|18 Mar 1953|| ||Admiral (Retired)|
Retired: 15 Aug 1950
Warship Commands listed for Patrick William Beresford Brooking, RN
|HMS Sirius (82)||Capt.||Light cruiser||27 Feb 1942||20 May 1943|
|HMS Sirius (82)||Capt.||Light cruiser||20 Jun 1943||29 Oct 1943|
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7 Oct 1943
The British light cruisers HMS Penelope (Capt. G.D. Belben, DSC, RN) and HMS Sirius (Capt. P.B.W. Brooking, DSO, RN) and the British destroyers HMS Faulknor (Capt. A.K. Scott-Moncrieff, DSO, RN) and HMS Fury (Lt.Cdr. T.F. Taylor, RN), north of Astipalea (Stampalia) in the Dodecanese, attacked a German convoy consisting of the auxiliary submarine chaser UJ 2111 (667 tons, former Italian Tramaglio), cargo Olympus (5216 GRT) and 5 MFPs. All were sunk.
On the return leg of the mission, the British were repeatedly attacked by German planes while transiting Karpathos Strait (Scarpanto).
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