Allied Warships

USS Ricketts (DE 254)

Destroyer Escort of the Edsall class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
PennantDE 254 
Built byBrown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered18 Jan 1942 
Laid down16 Mar 1943 
Launched10 May 1943 
Commissioned5 Oct 1943 
End service12 Apr 1946 

Decommissioned 17 April 1946.
Stricken 1 November 1972.
Sold 18 January 1974.


Commands listed for USS Ricketts (DE 254)

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1Glenn Leslie Rollins, USCG5 Oct 194327 Jun 1944
2Louis F. Sudnik, USCG27 Jun 19445 Sep 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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