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Awards of Admiral

GCB 14.06.1945 HM's birthday 45

KCB 02.01.1939 New Year 39

CB 04.06.1934 HM's birthday 34

DSO 21.10.1914 highly successful attacks on German men-of-war

DSO 02.11.1917 for long and arduous services in command of overseas submarines

DSO 08.03.1920 distinguished service in command of the Baltic submarine flotilla

MID 11.07.1940 HM's birthday 40

Russian Order of St George, 4th Class (LG 15.11.1915);

silver medal for saving life on occasion of loss of the Delhi off Cape Spartel, 1911;

Grand Officer Legion of Honour

and Croix de Guerre (with Palmes);

4th Class Order of St Vladimir with swords;

2nd Class St Anne with swords and diamonds;

2nd Class St Rademeer of Greece;

Grand Cross of Orange Nassau (12.05.1942);

Chief Commander of Legion of Merit (28.05.1946) (USA);

Grand Cross of the Order of St Olaf (Norway) (13.01.1948; services to Norway)

DSO of Admiral - in the museum

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