Allied Warships

USS Rhodes (DE 384)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 384 
Built byBrown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down19 Apr 1943 
Launched29 Jun 1943 
Commissioned25 Oct 1943 
End service10 Jul 1963 

Decommissioned 13 June 1946.
Reclassified as DER-384 on 28 October 1954.
Recommissioned 1 August 1955.
Decommissioned 10 July 1963.
Stricken 1 August 1974.
Sold 12 March 1975 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Rhodes (DE 384)

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1Eugene Auguste Coffin, Jr., USCG25 Oct 194329 Dec 1944
2Austin C. Wagner, USCG29 Dec 194420 Aug 1945
3Lcmdr William K Earle, USCGR20 Aug 1945

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