York McLeod Cleeves DSO, DSC, RD, RNR
|Birth details unknown|
Retired: 1 Jul 1950
Warship Commands listed for York McLeod Cleeves, RNR
|HMS Imperialist (FY 126)||Lt.Cdr.||ASW Trawler||2 Oct 1939||24 Apr 1940|
|HMS Warwickshire (FY 113)||Cdr.||ASW Trawler||Apr 1940||30 Apr 1940|
|HMS Clematis (K 36)||Cdr.||Corvette||19 Jun 1940||7 Nov 1941|
|HMS Warwick (D 25)||Cdr.||Destroyer||14 Jan 1942||30 Oct 1943|
|HMS Rother (K 224)||Cdr.||Frigate||5 Jan 1944||11 Dec 1944|
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Corvette HMS Clematis (K 36)
29 Aug 1940
HMS Clematis (Cdr Y.M. Cleeves, DSO, DSC, RNR) picks up 17 survivors from the British merchant Dalblair that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-100 148 nautical miles north-west of Bloody Foreland in position 56°06'N, 13°33'W.
23 Oct 1940
HMS Clematis (Cdr Y.M. Cleeves, DSO, DSC, RNR) picks up 1 survivor from the British merchant Fiscus that was torpedoed and sunk on 18 October 1940 by German U-boat U-99 east of Rockall in position 57°29'N, 11°10'W.
Clematis also picks up 21 survivors from the Norwegian merchant Snefjeld that was torpedoed and sunk on 19 October 1940 by U-99 east of Rockall in position 57°28'N, 11°10'W.
5 Jan 1941 (position 0.00, 0.00)
The damaged troopship Empire Trooper (British, 14106 GRT, built 1922) and her escorts, the corvettes HMS Clematis (Cdr. Y.M. Cleeves, DSO, DSC, RD, RNR), HMS Cyclamen (Lt. H.N. Lawson, RNR), HMS Jonquil (Lt.Cdr. R.E.H. Partington, RNR) and HMS Geranium (T/Lt. A. Foxall, RNR) arrived at Gibraltar. (1)
Destroyer HMS Warwick (D 25)
3 Jul 1942
HMS Warwick (Cdr. Y. McCleves, DSO, DSC, RNR) picks up men from the American tanker Gulfbelle that was torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-126 21 nautical miles north of Tobago in position 11°40'N, 60°39'W. HMS Warwick towed the damaged tanker to Port of Spain, Trinidad.
- ADM 199/1810
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