Allied Warships

HMS Gos 6

MS Whaler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Whaler
Class[No specific class] 
Built byKaldnes Mekaniske Værksted (Tonsberg, Norway) 
Laid down 
Launched9 Aug 1935 
CommissionedApr 1941 
End service 

Completed on 16 September 1935.
Norwegian whaler of Hvalfangerselskapet Pelagos A/S, Tønsberg, Norway taken over by the Admiralty in November 1940.
Displacement: 264 tons.

Renamed HMS Borealis in September 1941.
Returned to owner in October 1945.


Commands listed for HMS Gos 6

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1T/Lt. Harold Shaw, RNVR1 May 19412 Nov 1941
2Lt. Michael Henry Pitt Coombs, RNR2 Nov 1941Jul 1943
3T/Lt. William Cameron Cooper, RNVRJul 1943Feb 1944
4T/Lt. Harold Percy Griffiths, RNVRFeb 1944mid 1945

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