William Power Carne, RN

Born  25 May 1898


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Ranks

2 Aug 1914 Mid.
15 Jan 1917 A/S.Lt.
15 Sep 1917 S.Lt.
15 Apr 1919 Lt.
15 Apr 1927 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1933 Cdr.
19 May 1941 A/Capt.
30 Jun 1941 Capt.

Retired: 7 Jul 1950


Decorations

29 Jul 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
1 Jan 1946 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
9 Jun 1955 CBE

Warship Commands listed for William Power Carne, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Coventry (D 43)A/Capt.Light cruiser19 May 19415 Mar 1942
HMS Ceres (D 59)Capt.Light cruiser6 Apr 194221 Apr 1942
HMS Colombo (D 89)Capt.Light cruiser22 Apr 194211 Jun 1942
HMS Striker (D 12)Capt.Escort Carrier26 Feb 194431 Oct 1945

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Light cruiser HMS Ceres (D 59)


6 Apr 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Ceres (Capt. W.P. Carne, RN) departed Simonstown for Durban. (1)

8 Apr 1942 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Ceres (Capt. W.P. Carne, RN) arrived at Durban from Simonstown. (1)

14 Apr 1942

Convoy CM 27.

This ' convoy ' departed Durban for Aden, via Mombasa on 14 April 1942.

It as made up of only one ship, the troopship Empire Trooper (British, 14106 GRT, built 1922).

Escort was provided by the light cruiser HMS Ceres (Capt. W.P. Carne, RN).

The convoy arrived at Mombasa on 21 April 1942 and departed for Aden on 22 April. While at Mombasa Capt. W.P. Carne, RN was replaced by Capt. C.C.A. Allen, RN

The convoy arrived at Aden on 28 April 1942. (2)

Sources

  1. ADM 53/115562
  2. ADM 53/115562 + ADM 199/426

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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