HMS Goodson (K 480)
Frigate of the Captain class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Boston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||25 Jan 1942|
|Laid down||20 May 1943|
|Launched||8 Jul 1943|
|Commissioned||9 Oct 1943|
At 15.14 hours on 25 June 1944 the German submarine U-984 fired a Gnat torpedo at the ships of the 5th Escort Group and hit HMS Goodson (A/Lt.Cdr. Jack Winston Cooper, RNR (retired)) in the stern. She was towed to Portland by HMS Bligh and declared a total loss.
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the HMS Goodson|
|Former name||USS George DE 276|
Commands listed for HMS Goodson (K 480)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Frank Brown Allen, RNR||9 Oct 1943||May 1944|
|2||A/Lt.Cdr. (retired) Jack Winston Cooper, RNR||1 May 1944||mid 1945|
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