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  1. KITE

    Loss of HMS Kite At 20.45 hours on 20 Aug, 1944, the British destroyer HMS Keppel got a contact on her starboard quarter, while escorting the convoy JW-59 . Together with HMS Kite (U 87) and a Swordfish aircraft from the British escort carrier HMS Vindex the U-boat was attacked with hedgehogs...
  2. KITE

    Modified BLACK SWAN-Class Sloop ordered from Cammell Laird at Birkenhead under the 1940 Build Programme on 27th March 1941 and laid down as Job No 3467 (Yard No 1102) on 25th September 1941 She was launched by Mrs Cooper on 13th October 1942 as the 11th RN warship to carry the name, introduced...
  3. Alacrity

    Modified BLACK SWAN-Class Sloop ordered from Denny at Dumbarton under 1941 Build Program on 12th August. 1942. This ship was laid down on 5th April 1943 and was launched on 1st September in 1944 by Miss Stewart, as the eighth RN ship to carry the name, introduced in 1806. Build was completed...
  4. Modeste

    Photographed Nov 1955 at Hong Kong during the Annual Far Eastern Fleet Regatta
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