Allied Warships

USS Estero (CVE 42)

Escort carrier of the Repeat Bogue class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
ClassRepeat Bogue 
PennantCVE 42 
Built bySeattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Laid down31 Oct 1942 
Launched22 Mar 1943 
End service 

Never commissioned in the United States Navy.

Transferred to the Royal Navy under lend-lease.
Returned to the United States Navy on 2 April 1946.
Stricken by the United States Navy on 21 May 1946.
Sold into merchantile service in 1947 being renamed Rhodesia Star
In 1967 she was renamed Hong Kong Knight.
Scrapped in Taiwan in February 1974.

Career notesTo the Royal Navy as HMS Premier

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