Richard Kendall Cockey, USNR
|Born ||21 Oct 1909|
|Died ||8 Aug 1992||(82)|
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Warship Commands listed for Richard Kendall Cockey, USNR
|USS Swift (AM 122)||Minesweeper||29 Dec 1943||31 Aug 1945|
USNR, later transferred to USN
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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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