Edward Stephen Fogarty Fegen

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Commander Edward Stephen Fogarty Fegen, V.C., R.N. (8 October, 1891 – 6 November, 1940) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Fegen was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 October, 1913.[1]

Fegen was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 October, 1921.[2]

Fegen was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1927.[3]

Lieutenant Fegen was appointed to the scout cruiser Amphion on 4 February, 1914.[4]

Fegen was appointed Lieutenant in Command of the destroyer Paladin on 24 July, 1917.[5]

Post-War

Loaned to the Royal Australian Navy for two years, from 26 November, 1927 to 1 September, 1929.

World War II

In 1940, Fegen was appointed to take command of the armed merchant cruiser Jervis Bay upon her commissioning.

Fegen was presumed killed on 6 November, 1940, one day after Jervis Bay was sunk trying to defend a convoy of thirty-seven merchantmen from the German Template:DE-AdmiralScheer, receiving a posthumous V.C. for his sacrifice.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Robert L. Burnett
Captain of H.M. T.B. 26
6 Jul, 1916[6][7] – 23 Jan, 1917[8]
Succeeded by
William L. Rosseter
Preceded by
William A. C. Salmond
Captain of H.M.S. Moy
23 Jan, 1917[9][10] – 5 Nov, 1917[11]
Succeeded by
James C. Collie
Preceded by
Eric J. Shelley
Captain of H.M.S. Garland
5 Nov, 1917[12] – 24 Jul, 1918[13]
Succeeded by
Arthur V. Hemming
Preceded by
David V. F. Erskine
Captain of H.M.S. Paladin
24 Jul, 1918[14][15] – 27 Feb, 1919[16]
Succeeded by
Basil E. Reinold
Preceded by
Donald C. Brock
Captain of H.M.S. Midge
27 Feb, 1919[17] – 7 Apr, 1919[18]
Succeeded by
Leslie T. Creery Hill
Preceded by
Leslie T. Creery Hill
Captain of H.M.S. Octavia
7 Apr, 1919[19] – 19 Aug, 1919[20]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Lionel S. M. Adam
Captain of H.M.S. Nerissa
19 Aug, 1919[21] – 12 Nov, 1919[22]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Ernald G. H. Master
Captain of H.M.S. Whitley
15 Dec, 1921[23] – Sep, 1922[24]
Succeeded by
Herbert M. Hughes
Preceded by
Humphrey E. Archer
Captain of H.M.S. Somme
c. Aug, 1922[25][26] – Oct, 1923[27]
Succeeded by
John W. Durnford
Preceded by
John W. Durnford
Captain of H.M.S. Volunteer
c. Sep, 1923[28][29] – 1 Sep, 1924[30]
Succeeded by
John D. Harvey
Preceded by
Joseph H. L. Yorke
Captain of H.M.S. Forres
15 Jan, 1926[31] – 3 Aug, 1927[32]
Succeeded by
John G. Aitchison
Preceded by
Charles O. Alexander
Captain of H.M.S. Dauntless
2 Apr, 1935[33][34] – 12 Jul, 1935[35]
Succeeded by
Noel A. Beal
Preceded by
Charles E. S. Farrant
Captain of H.M.S. Dragon
19 Sep, 1938[36]
Succeeded by
Geoffrey J. A. Miles
Preceded by
Geoffrey J. A. Miles
Captain of H.M.S. Dragon
14 Oct, 1938[37] – 9 Feb, 1939[38]
Succeeded by
Ronald G. Bowes-Lyon
Preceded by
Augustine W. S. Agar
Captain of H.M.S. Emerald
1 Jul, 1939[39] – 28 Feb, 1940[40]
Succeeded by
Francis C. Flynn
Preceded by
James A. P. Blackburn
Captain of H.M.S. Jervis Bay
1940 – 6 Nov, 1940
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost

Footnotes

  1. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  2. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  3. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1914). p. 278.
  5. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 862.
  6. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  7. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 401.
  8. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  9. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  10. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 395u.
  11. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  12. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  13. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  14. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  15. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 862.
  16. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  17. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  18. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  19. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  20. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  21. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  22. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  23. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  24. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  25. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  26. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 813.
  27. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  28. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  29. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 286.
  30. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  31. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  32. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  33. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  34. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 228.
  35. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  36. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  37. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  38. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  39. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.
  40. Fegen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/8. f. 8.