HMS Pink (K 137)
|Name||HMS Pink (K 137)|
|Completed||1942 - Henry Robb Ltd, Leith|
|Date of attack||27 Jun 1944||Nationality: British|
|Fate||A total loss by unknown|
|Position||49° 48'N, 0° 49'W - Grid BF 3618|
|Complement||? men (? dead and ? survivors).|
|History||Commissioned in July 1942 |
|Notes on event|
On 27 June 1944 the corvette HMS Pink (K 137) (Cdr G.V. Legassick, RD, RNR) was hit by a Gnat from an unknown U-boat while screening the Normandy landings in the English Channel. The corvette was towed to Portsmouth where she was declared a total loss and later scrapped at Llanelly in 1947.
|Revisions||October 2015 by Rainer Kolbicz: |
The discovery of the wreck of U-988 showed that it could not have been responsible for the damage of HMS Pink. It is presently not known which U-boat carried out the attack.
|On board||We have details of 1 people who were on board.|
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