Allied Warships

Patrol vessels

The Kingfisher class patrol vessel HMS Pintail (L 21 / K 21) of the Royal Navy. She was lost on 10 Jun 1941.

All Patrol vessel classes

The list is divided by navy, then ordered by commissioned date of each class (oldest first).


Royal Navy

 Kingfisher (9)1935 - 1939
 Kil (15)1943 - 1943

United States Coast Guard

 Active (33)1927 - 1927
 Argo (17)1931 - 1934

Please note that we list the classes by navies that initiated/owned the class. Often vessels of certain classes were then built for other nations (or lent), those ships are not visible here but only through the navies pages or by looking into each class.

War losses: Patrol vessels



Royal Navy10 Jun 1941HMS Pintail (L 21 / K 21)Kingfisher 


United States Coast Guard14 Sep 1944USCGC Antietam (WPC 128)Active 
United States Coast Guard14 Sep 1944USCGC Jackson (WPC 142)Active 

3 Patrol vessels lost. See all Allied Warship losses.

See all Allied Warship types

Escape from the deep

Kershaw, Alex

Books dealing with this subject include:

Escape from the deep, Kershaw, Alex, 2008

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