Allied Warships

USS Rupertus (DD 851)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassGearing 
PennantDD 851 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1943 
Laid down2 May 1945 
Launched21 Sep 1945 
Commissioned8 Mar 1946 
End service 
History

Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 10 July 1973.
Transferred to Greece 10 July 1973 being renamed Kountouriotis.
Kountouriotis was stricken in 1995.

 

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