HMS Riou (K 557)
Frigate of the Captain class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||10 Jan 1942|
|Laid down||4 Aug 1943|
|Launched||23 Oct 1943|
|Commissioned||14 Dec 1943|
Assigned USN penant DE 92 but not named.
Returned to the USN on 25 February 1946. Scrapped.
|Former name||DE 92|
Commands listed for HMS Riou (K 557)
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|1||Cdr. Colin Henry Campbell, DSC, RN||20 Jan 1944||17 Mar 1944|
|2||Lt. Francis Louis Boyer, RN||17 Mar 1944||Nov 1944|
|3||Lt. Ian Raymond Griffiths, DSC, RN||Nov 1944||late 1945|
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