Allied Warships

HMS Kildary (Z 05)

Patrol vessel of the Kil class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypePatrol vessel
PennantZ 05 
Built byPullman Standard Car Co. (Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.) 
Ordered10 May 1942 
Laid down16 Jan 1943 
Launched26 Jun 1943 
Commissioned14 Sep 1943 
End service 

Returned U.S.N. in December 1946.
Sold into merchant service in 1947 and renamed Rio Vouga.
Sold in 1979 to a Danish company and renamed Exportrader.

Former nameUSS PCE 831

Commands listed for HMS Kildary (Z 05)

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1Lt. Kenneth James Hilton Wilkins, RANVR16 Dec 1943

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