Allied Warships

HMS Kilkenzie (Z 08)

Patrol vessel of the Kil class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypePatrol vessel
PennantZ 08 
Built byPullman Standard Car Co. (Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.) 
Ordered10 May 1942 
Laid down12 Mar 1943 
Launched19 Aug 1943 
Commissioned20 Oct 1943 
End service 

Laid up in reserve in July 1945 at Sheerness, England.
Returned to the U.S.N. on 10 December 1946.
Sold to the Armand Pittman Co. in December 1946.
Sold in 1948 to Giertsen and Co., Bergen, Norway and converted to a cargo ship being renamed M/S Nadodd. Sold in 1952 to Southern Lines Ltd. in the Phillipines and renamed General Wright.
Sold in 1967 to the Sweet Line, Philippines and renamed Sweet Sail.
Scrapped at Manila in April 1978.

Former nameUSS PCE 834

Commands listed for HMS Kilkenzie (Z 08)

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1T/Lt. Barry Cross Sheen, RNVRNov 1943

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