Allied Warships

USS Jack C. Robinson (APD 72)

High speed transport of the Charles Lawrence class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeHigh speed transport
ClassCharles Lawrence 
PennantAPD 72 
Built byDravo Corp. (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Laid down10 Nov 1943 
Launched8 Jan 1944 
Commissioned2 Feb 1945 
End service13 Dec 1946 

Laid down as the Buckley class destroyer escort USS Jack C. Robinson (DE 671).
Redisignated APD 72 on 27 June 1944.
Decommissioned 13 December 1946.
Stricken 1 December 1966.
Sold to Chili on 15 November 1966 being renamed Orella (APD-27).


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