Allied Warships

HMS Modeste (U 42)

Sloop of the Modified Black Swan class

NavyThe Royal Navy
ClassModified Black Swan 
PennantU 42 
Built byChatham Dockyard (Chatham, U.K.): Yarrow Shipbuilders Ltd. (Scotstoun, Scotland) 
Ordered5 Oct 1942 
Laid down15 Feb 1943 
Launched29 Jan 1944 
Commissioned3 Sep 1945 
End service 

Scrapped 11 March 1961.  

Commands listed for HMS Modeste (U 42)

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1Cdr. James Edward Rickards Wilford, RNR30 Jul 194521 Jan 1946

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