John de Burgh Jessop

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Lieutenant-Commander John de Burgh Jessop (28 August, 1885 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Jessop was appointed in command of the submarine A 5 on 1 June, 1914.[1]

One of Jessop's wartime commands collided with Lurcher in fog when the guiding destroyer backed engines in thick fog to avoid collided with a boom when attempting to enter Harwich.[2]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Alfred E. Whitehouse
Captain of H.M.S. A 5
1 Jun, 1914[3]
Succeeded by
Christopher P. Satow


  1. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 304.
  2. Dawson. Flotillas. pp. 151-3.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 304.