John Wentworth McCoy

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Commander (retired) John Wentworth McCoy, D.S.C. (27 February, 1903 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

McCoy was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 December, 1925.[1]

McCoy was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 December, 1933.[2]

McCoy was placed on the Retired List at the rank of Commander on 27 February, 1948.[3]

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Lancelot L. B. Myers
Captain of H.M.S. Phoenix
27 Nov, 1935[4] – 29 Jul, 1937[Inference]
Succeeded by
David C. Ingram
Preceded by
Charles G. N. Graham
Captain of H.M.S. Wolfhound
19 Mar, 1940 – 21 Jul, 1941
Succeeded by
James A. Burnett
Preceded by
Stephen J. Fovargue
Captain of H.M.S. Oberon
8 Sep, 1942 – 22 Jul, 1943
Succeeded by
John B. de B. Kershaw


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  4. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 263.