Allied Warships

USS Rudderow (DE 224)

Destroyer Escort of the Rudderow class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassRudderow 
PennantDE 224 
Built byPhiladelphia Navy Yard (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down15 Jul 1943 
Launched14 Oct 1943 
Commissioned15 May 1944 
End service15 Jan 1947 
History

Decommissioned 15 January 1947.
Stricken 1 November 1969.
Sold in October 1970 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Rudderow (DE 224)

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CommanderFromTo
1Malcolm Whelen Greenough, USNR15 May 194423 Jul 1945
2Danforth Huntington, USNR23 Jul 19453 Jan 1946

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


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