Allied Warships

USS Ringgold (ii) (DD 500)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 500 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Kearny, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down25 Jun 1942 
Launched11 Nov 1942 
Commissioned30 Dec 1942 
End service26 Mar 1946 

Decommissioned 23 March 1946.
Transferred to West Germany on 14 July 1959 being renamed Z-2.
Transferred to Greece on 18 September 1981 being renamed Kimon.
Kimon was stricken and broken up for scrap in 1993.


Commands listed for USS Ringgold (ii) (DD 500)

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1T/Cdr. Thomas Francis Conley, Jr., USN30 Dec 194211 Aug 1943
2T/Lt.Cdr. Warren Byron Christie, USN11 Aug 194323 Mar 1946

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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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