HMS Pink (K 137)
|Name||HMS Pink (K 137)|
|Completed||1942 - Henry Robb Ltd, Leith|
|Date of attack||27 Jun 1944||Nationality: British|
|Fate||A total loss by U-988 (Erich Dobberstein)|
|Position||49.48N, 00.49W - Grid BF 3618|
|Complement||? men (? dead and ? survivors).|
Commissioned in July 1942
|Notes on event|
On 27 Jun, 1944, the HMS Pink (K 137) (Cdr G.V. Legassick, RD, RNR) was hit by a Gnat from U-988 while screening the Normandy landings. The corvette was towed to Portsmouth where she was declared a total loss and later scrapped at Llanelly in 1947.
|On board||We have details of 1 people who were on board.|
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