Edward Tyndale Cooper DSO, RN

Born  30 Jun 1902


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Ranks

15 Jan 1922 A/S.Lt.
15 Oct 1922 S.Lt.
15 Sep 1924 Lt.
15 Sep 1932 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1939 Cdr.

Retired: 18 Jan 1949


Decorations

30 Sep 1941 DSO
8 Jun 1944 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
11 Jun 1946 Bar to DSO
22 Apr 1947 CBE

Warship Commands listed for Edward Tyndale Cooper, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Wishart (D 67)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer30 Jun 193916 Sep 1941

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Events related to this officer

Destroyer HMS Wishart (D 67)


27 Dec 1939
The German merchant Gl?cksburg (2680 GRT) was intercepted by HMS Wishart (Cdr. E.T. Cooper, RN) and was run aground by her crew near the Chipiona light vessel, Spain.

12 Apr 1941
The British merchant St. Helena is torpedoed and sunk about 100 nautical miles south-west of Freetown in position 07°50'N, 14°00'W by German U-boat U-124. HMS Wishart (Cdr. E.T. Cooper, RN) later picks up 41 survivors.

27 Jun 1941 (position 35.00, 12.41)
The Italian submarine Glauco was sunk west off Gibraltar in position 35°00'N, 12°41'E by the British destroyer HMS Wishart (Cdr. E.T. Cooper, RN).


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