HMCS Cobalt (K 124)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Port Arthur Shipbuilding Co. (Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada)|
|Ordered||1 Feb 1940|
|Laid down||1 Apr 1940|
|Launched||17 Aug 1940|
|Commissioned||25 Nov 1940|
|End service||17 Jun 1945|
Fo'c's'le extention at Liverpool (Nova Scotia, Canada) completed on 20 July 1944.
Decommissioned 17 June 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Cobalt (K 124)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Robert Baird Campbell, RCNR||25 Nov 1940||19 May 1941|
|2||T/Lt. Colin James Angus, RCNR||20 May 1941||5 May 1943|
|3||T/Lt. Ronald Alfred Judges, RCNVR||6 May 1943||3 Mar 1944|
|4||Lt. Aubrey Alvin Randle Dykes, RCNR||4 Mar 1944||17 Mar 1944|
|5||T/Lt. Alfred William Bett, RCNR||31 Mar 1944||25 Jun 1944|
|6||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Ralph Marcus Wallace, RCNVR||26 Jun 1944||17 Jun 1945|
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Notable events involving Cobalt include:
17 Aug 1944
HMS L 27 (Lt. J.N. Elliott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda with HMCS Runnymede (Lt. R.C. Chenoweth, RCNVR), HMCS Joliette (Skr.Lt. G.N. Downey, RCNR), HMCS Nene (T/A/Lt.Cdr. E.R. Shaw, RCNR) and HMCS Cobalt (T/A/Lt.Cdr. R.M. Wallace, RCNVR). (2)
- ADM 173/17271
- ADM 199/1830
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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