Percy Tennison Perkins

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Percy Tennison Perkins ( – ) was an officer in the Royal Naval Reserve.

Life & Career

Perkins was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 April, 1916.[1]

Retired, Perkins was given command of the Anchusa class sloop Bergamot 5th June, 1917, and survived her sinking on 13th August 1917 when she was torpedoed by U 84, 70 miles west of Killybegs harbour, Ireland.[2]

Perkins was appointed in command of the patrol boat PC 43 on 3 October, 1917.[3]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Bergamot
22 May, 1917[4] – 13 Aug, 1917[5]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. PC 43
3 Oct, 1917[6]
Succeeded by
Walter H. Leeke

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (October, 1917). p. 729d.
  2. Email of Jul 16 2014 from Richard Jones, grandson of the signalman on Bergamot and PC 43.
  3. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 860.
  4. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 391s.
  5. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 100.
  6. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 860.