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NavSource Online: Patrol Craft Escort
HMS Kildwick (BEC 6)
ex-HMS Kildwick (Z 06)
PCE-832 was transferred to Great Britain.
PCE-827 Class Patrol Craft Escort:Laid down 5 February 1943 as PC-832 by the Pullman Standard Car Co., Chicago, ILReclassified PCE-832 in April 1943Launched 10 July 1943Transferred to Great Britian 27 September 1943 and commissioned HMS Kildwick (Z 06)Reclassified BEC-6Transferred to the State Department, Foreign Liquidation Commission for disposal in November 1946Returned to U.S. Navy custody in December 1946Struck from the Naval Register in 1947 and sold to Fager Lines of NorwayConverted to a passenger ship in 1949 and renamed M/S SunnfjordOperated on the Norwegian west coast until 1974Laid up in June 1973 at Bergen, NorwaySold to Finland in 1978 and renamed Sunnfjord IISold to a company in Oslo, Norway and sank while being delivered to her new owners in October 1983.
Specifications:Displacement 640 t.Length 180' 6"Beam 33'Draft 9' 8"Speed 15 kts.Complement 100Armament: One 3"/50 dual purpose mount, three 40mm mounts, five 20mm mounts, two depth charge tracks, four depth charge projectors, and two depth charge projectors (hedgehogs)Propulsion: Two 900bhp General Motors 12-567A diesel engines, Falk single reduction gear, two shafts.
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