John Creswell, RN

Born  1 Mar 1895

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15 Sep 1912 Mid.
15 Sep 1914 A/S.Lt
15 Mar 1915 S.Lt.
15 Apr 1916 Lt.
15 Apr 1924 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1929 Cdr.
7 Oct 1940 A/Capt.
??? Capt. (retired)


Warship Commands listed for John Creswell, RN

HMS Worcestershire (F 29)A/Capt.Armed Merchant Cruiser7 Oct 1940mid 1941
HMS Southern Prince (M 47)A/Capt.Minelayer19 May 194115 Jul 1942

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Armed Merchant Cruiser HMS Worcestershire (F 29)

3 Apr 1941 (position 58.19, -27.25)
HMS Worcestershire (Capt. J. Cresswell, RN) was torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-74 south-west of Iceland in position 58°19'N, 27°25'W while escorting convoy SC-26. Worcestershire was under repair until mid-July 1941.

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