Allied Warships

HMS Kos XII (FY 1825)

MS Whaler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Whaler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 1825 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched21 Apr 1932 
CommissionedNov 1940 
End service 
History

Completed in June 1932.
Norwegian whaler of Hvalfangerselskap Kosmos A/S (Anders Jahre), Sandefjord, Norway taken over by the Admiralty in November 1940.
Displacement: 258 tons.

Renamed HMS Hailstrom in September 1941.
Returned to owner in September 1945.

 

Commands listed for HMS Kos XII (FY 1825)

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CommanderFromTo
1W Sandford, RNROct 1943Dec 1944
2Skr. Meldrum Duncan Shipley, RNRDec 1944mid 1945

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