John Francis Herbert Cole

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Commander John Francis Herbert Cole ( – 9 August, 1915) was an officer in the Royal Navy. He was killed in command of H.M.S. Lynx when she struck a mine.

Life & Career

On 12 February, 1913, Commander Cole was appointed in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 25.[1]

Cole was appointed in command of the destroyer Albacore in January, 1914.[2]

On 23 May, 1914, Cole was appointed in command of the destroyer Vigilant.[3]

See Also

Bibliography

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M. T.B. 25
12 Feb, 1913[4] – ?
Succeeded by
Lionel J. G. Anderson
Preceded by
Julian H. Woodbridge
Captain of H.M.S. Albacore
Jan, 1914[5] – ?
Succeeded by
Percy J. Helyar
Preceded by
Frank Powell
Captain of H.M.S. Vigilant
23 May, 1914[6] – ?
Succeeded by
Alfred S. C. Bird

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 399.
  2. The Navy List (April, 1914), p. 275.
  3. The Navy List (January, 1915), p. 394.
  4. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 399.
  5. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 275.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 394.

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