HMS Kildwick (Z 06)
Patrol vessel of the Kil class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Pullman Standard Car Co. (Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||10 May 1942|
|Laid down||5 Feb 1943|
|Launched||10 Jul 1943|
|Commissioned||27 Sep 1943|
Returned U.S.N. in December 1946.
|Former name||USS PCE 832|
Commands listed for HMS Kildwick (Z 06)
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|1||T/Lt. Peter Pannell, RNVR||Nov 1943|
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Notable events involving Kildwick include:
26 Feb 1944
HMS Kildwick (Lt. P. Pannell) picks up 57 survivors from the British merchant Silvermaple that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-66 about 130 nautical miles west of Takoradi in position 04°44'N, 03°20'W.