James Abernethy McCoy

From The Dreadnought Project
Jump to: navigation, search

Captain James Abernethy McCoy, D.S.O. (17 June, 1900 – 9 March, 1955) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of solicitor J. A. McCoy, Esq..[1]

McCoy was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 October, 1920.[2]

McCoy was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 October, 1928.[3]

McCoy was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1935.[4]

World War II

McCoy was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1941.[5]

He was placed on the Retired List on 7 July, 1950.[6]

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Colin C. L. Mackenzie
Captain of H.M.S. Shamrock
11 Jul, 1930[7] – 10 Oct, 1931[8]
Succeeded by
Hugh W. Bredin
Preceded by
Herbert W. Williams
Captain of H.M.S. Splendid
Jul, 1930[9] – late 1930[10]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Patrick E. Fell
Captain of H.M.S. Worcester
28 Dec, 1931[11] – 19 Jul, 1932[12]
Succeeded by
Frederick R. M. Johnson
Preceded by
Thomas A. Hussey
Captain of H.M.S. Anthony
19 Jul, 1932[13]
Succeeded by
Trevylyan M. Napier
Preceded by
John S. Crawford
Captain of H.M.S. Watchman
21 Jul, 1934[14] – 8 Oct, 1934[15]
Succeeded by
Vernon Hammersley-Heenan
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Eclipse
late 1934[16] – 18 Jul, 1935[17]
Succeeded by
John G. D. Wetherfield
Preceded by
Thomas H. Troubridge
Captain of H.M.S. Windsor
6 Sep, 1935[18] – 21 Aug, 1936[19]
Succeeded by
Peter D. H. R. Pelly
Preceded by
Charles L. Keighly-Peach
Captain of H.M.S. London
24 Jan, 1939[20] – 1 Mar, 1939[21]
Succeeded by
Reginald M. Servaes
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Bedouin
1 Mar, 1939 – 8 Jul, 1941
Succeeded by
Bryan G. Scurfield
Preceded by
Hugh St. L. Nicolson
Captain of H.M.S. Duncan
7 Aug, 1942 – 4 Sep, 1942
Succeeded by
Bernard M. Skinner
Preceded by
Hugh St. L. Nicolson
Captain (D), Second Destroyer Flotilla
6 Sep, 1942[22] – 12 Mar, 1943[23]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Robert St. V. Sherbrooke
Captain (D), Seventeenth Destroyer Flotilla
12 Mar, 1943[24] – 25 Sep, 1944[25]
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. McCoy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/123/145. f. 145.
  2. McCoy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/123/145. f. 145.
  3. McCoy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/123/145. f. 145.
  4. McCoy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/123/145. f. 145.
  5. McCoy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/123/145. f. 145.
  6. McCoy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/123/145. f. 145.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 269.
  8. McCoy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/123/145. f. 145.
  9. McCoy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/123/145. f. 145.
  10. McCoy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/123/145. f. 145.
  11. McCoy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/123/145. f. 145.
  12. McCoy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/123/145. f. 145.
  13. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 215.
  14. McCoy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/123/145. f. 145.
  15. McCoy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/123/145. f. 145.
  16. McCoy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/123/145. f. 145.
  17. McCoy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/123/145. f. 145.
  18. McCoy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/123/145. f. 145.
  19. McCoy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/123/145. f. 145.
  20. McCoy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/123/145. f. 145.
  21. McCoy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/123/145. f. 145.
  22. McCoy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/123/145. f. 145.
  23. McCoy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/123/145. f. 145.
  24. McCoy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/123/145. f. 145.
  25. McCoy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/123/145. f. 145.