Allied Warships

USS Raymon W. Herndon (APD 121)

High speed transport of the Crosley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeHigh speed transport
PennantAPD 121 
Built byBethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down12 Jun 1944 
Launched15 Jul 1944 
Commissioned1 Nov 1944 
End service15 Nov 1946 

Laid down as the Rudderow class destroyer escort USS Raymon W. Herndon (DE 688).
Decommissioned on 15 November 1946.
Stricken on 1 September 1966.
Sold to Taiwan in October 1966 being renamed Heng Shan.


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