Allied Warships

USS John Rodgers (DD 574)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 574 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down25 Jun 1941 
Launched7 May 1942 
Commissioned9 Feb 1943 
End service25 May 1947 

Decommissioned 25 May 1947.
Transferred to Mexico on 1 May 1968 being renamed Cuitlahuac.
Cuitlahuac was decomissioned by the Mexican Navy on 16 July 2002.


Commands listed for USS John Rodgers (DD 574)

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1T/Cdr. Herman Olliff Parish, USN9 Feb 19438 Aug 1944
2T/Cdr. James Gilbert Franklin, USN8 Aug 1944

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Media links

Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

U.S. Destroyers

Friedman, Norman

United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

Roscoe, Theodore

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