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

Cole was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1912.[1]

On 12 February, 1913, Commander Cole was appointed in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 25.[2]

Cole was appointed in command of the destroyer Albacore in January, 1914.[3]

On 23 May, 1914, Cole was appointed in command of the destroyer Vigilant.[4]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Richard F. White
Captain of H.M. T.B. 25
12 Feb, 1913[5]
Succeeded by
Joseph A. Shuter
Preceded by
Julian H. Woodbridge
Captain of H.M.S. Albacore
Jan, 1914[6]
Succeeded by
Arthur F. E. Palliser
Preceded by
Malcolm L. Goldsmith
Captain of H.M.S. Vigilant
23 May, 1914[7] – 14 Jan, 1915
Succeeded by
William C. Castle
Preceded by
Reginald St. P. Parry
Captain of H.M.S. Lynx
12 Jan, 1915[8] – 9 Aug, 1915[9]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 16.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 399.
  3. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 275.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 394.
  5. The Navy List. (December, 1913). p. 400.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 275.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 394.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 395q.
  9. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 131.

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