Allied Warships

USS Capps (DD 550)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassFletcher 
PennantDD 550 
Built byGulf Shipbuilding Corp. (Chickasaw, Alabama, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down12 Jun 1941 
Launched31 May 1942 
Commissioned23 Jun 1943 
End service15 Jan 1947 
History

Decommissioned 15 January 1947.
Transferred to Spain on 15 May 1957 being renamed Lepanto.
Lepanto was stricken on 31 December 1985 and scrapped.

 

Commands listed for USS Capps (DD 550)

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CommanderFromTo
1Bruce Edward Scofield Trippensee, USN23 Jun 194324 Oct 1944
2Cmdr James Marshall Wood, USN24 Oct 19446 Nov 1945
3James W Robertson, USNR6 Nov 194518 Feb 1946

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