Allied Warships

HMS Kos VIII (FY 1721)

MS Whaler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Whaler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1721 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched11 Jul 1929 
CommissionedNov 1940 
End service 
History

Completed in August 1929.
Norwegian whaler of Hvalfangerselskap Kosmos A/S (Anders Jahre), Sandefjord, Norway taken over by the Admiralty in November 1940
Displacement: 248 tons.

Renamed HMS Dew in September 1941.
Served as firefloat from May 1944.
Examination Service from January 1945.
Returned to owner in May 1946.

 

Commands listed for HMS Kos VIII (FY 1721)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/A/Ch.Skr. Albert Ernest Youngman, RNR21 Dec 1944mid 1945

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