Allied Warships

USS Raby (DE 698)

Destroyer Escort of the Buckley class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 698 
Built byDefoe Boat and Marine Works. (Bay City, Michigan, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Oct 1942 
Laid down7 Jun 1943 
Launched3 Sep 1943 
Commissioned7 Dec 1943 
End service22 Dec 1953 

Decommissioned 22 December 1953.
Stricken 1 June 1968.
Sold 18 July 1969 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Raby (DE 698)

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1Lt.Cdr. James Scott II, USN7 Dec 1943???

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

The Buckley-Class Destroyer Escorts

Bruce Hampton Franklin

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