Richard Kendall Cockey, USNR

Born  21 Oct 1909
Died  8 Aug 1992(82)


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Ranks

10 Jul 1945 T/Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Richard Kendall Cockey, USNR


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Swift (AM 122)Minesweeper29 Dec 194331 Aug 1945

Career information

USNR, later transferred to USN

Events related to this officer

Minesweeper USS Swift (AM 122)


17 Apr 1944 (position 50.09, -12.51)
The depth charge attacks made by the US minesweeper USS Swift and the US submarine chaser USS PC-619 south-west of Ireland, in position 50°09'N, 12°51'W, formerly credited with the destruction of the German U-boat U-986, were probably carried out against a nonsub target.


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