HMS Kos XIX
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Framnæs mekaniske Værksted (Sandefjord, Norway)|
|Lost||3 Jun 1942|
|Loss position||32° 06'N, 24° 12'E|
The British asw whaler HMS Kos XIX lost on 3 Jun 1942 in position 32° 06'N, 24° 12'E.
Completed in September 1936.
Kos XIX was renamed Cocker in September 1941.
HMS Cocker (T/Lt. D.H. Crampton, RNR) was torpedoed and sunk east of Tobruk in position 32º06'N, 24º12'E by the German motor torpedo boat S 57.
Commands listed for HMS Kos XIX
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|1||Lt. Leslie Halman Davies, RNR||28 Apr 1941||Late 1941|
|2||T/Lt. John Scott, RNVR||late 1941||mid 1942|
|3||T/Lt. Denis Hugh Crampton, RNR||mid 1942||3 Jun 1942|
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Notable events involving Kos XIX include:
20 May 1942
HMS Cocker (T/Lt. J. Scott, RNVR) picks up 43 survivors from the British tanker Eocene that was torpedoed and sunk earlier that day by the German U-boat U-431 about 13 miles northeast of Bardia in position 31°56’N, 25°14’E.