HMS Cockatrice (J 229)
Minesweeper of the Algerine class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Fleming & Ferguson Ltd. (Paisley, Scotland)|
|Ordered||12 May 1941|
|Laid down||29 Dec 1941|
|Launched||27 Oct 1942|
|Commissioned||10 Apr 1943|
HMS Cockatrice was adopted by the Parish of Yelvertoft in Northamptonshire during Warship Week.
Scrapped on 29 August 1963.
Commands listed for HMS Cockatrice (J 229)
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|1||A/Lt.Cdr. Cyril William Armstrong, RNR||2 Mar 1943||11 Jul 1945|
|2||T/Lt. James Douglas Stewart, RNR||11 Jul 1945||19 Nov 1945|
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Notable events involving Cockatrice include:
- ADM 173/19442
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.