James Hamilton Swain

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Commander (retired) James Hamilton Swain, D.S.O. (10 May, 1905 – 31 March, 1970) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Swain was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 August, 1928.[1]

Swain was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 August, 1936.[2]

Swain was placed on the Retired List with the rank of Commander (retired) on 17 September, 1948.[3]

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Mervyn S. Thomas
Captain of H.M.S. Whitshed
15 Sep, 1936[4]
Succeeded by
Edward R. Conder
Preceded by
Alfred E. Buchanan
Captain of H.M.A.S. Waterhen
30 Aug, 1939 – 30 Jun, 1941
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost

Footnotes

  1. Uboat.net page on the man.
  2. Uboat.net page on the man.
  3. Uboat.net page on the man.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 292.