Get Our Extension

HMS Honesty

From Wikipedia, in a visual modern way
United States
BuilderKingston Shipbuilding Co., Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Laid downas CN-308
Launched28 September 1942
FateTransferred to the Royal Navy, 28 May 1943
United Kingdom
IdentificationPennant number: K 285
  • Returned to US custody, 5 January 1946
  • Sold 10 December 1946; Scrapped at Hamburg, Germany in 1961
General characteristics
Class and typeAction class
TypePatrol boat
Displacement1,375 long tons (1,397 t)
Length205 ft (62 m)
Beam33 ft (10 m)
Draft14 ft 7 in (4.45 m)
Propulsion4-cylinder triple expansion, one shaft
Speed16.5 kn (19.0 mph; 30.6 km/h)

The second USS Caprice (PG-90), formerly CN-308, was launched 28 September 1942, by Kingston Shipbuilding Co., Kingston, Ontario, Canada, for the United States Navy. Upon completion, Caprice was transferred to the Royal Navy on 28 May 1943, and commissioned as HMS Honesty.

On 5 January 1946, Honesty was returned to the United States Navy and reverted to the name Caprice. Never commissioned in the United States Navy, Caprice was sold on 10 December 1946.

Source: "HMS Honesty", Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, (2023, January 17th),

Enjoying Wikiz?

Enjoying Wikiz?

Get our FREE extension now!


This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.

External links

The content of this page is based on the Wikipedia article written by contributors..
The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike Licence & the media files are available under their respective licenses; additional terms may apply.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use & Privacy Policy.
Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization & is not affiliated to