Allied Warships

HMS Kilmelford (Z 13)

Patrol vessel of the Kil class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypePatrol vessel
PennantZ 13 
Built byPullman Standard Car Co. (Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.) 
Ordered10 May 1942 
Laid down13 May 1943 
Launched23 Oct 1943 
Commissioned8 Dec 1943 
End service 

Returned U.S.N. in December 1946.

Former nameUSS PCE 839

Commands listed for HMS Kilmelford (Z 13)

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1T/Lt. Henry Brown, RNR19 Dec 1943Aug 1944
2T/Lt. Noel Thomas Chetwood, RNVRAug 1944Dec 1944
3Lt. Wilfred Harold, RNZNVRDec 1944

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