Allied Warships

USS Rizzi (DE 537)

Destroyer Escort of the John C. Butler class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassJohn C. Butler 
PennantDE 537 
Built byBoston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down3 Nov 1943 
Launched7 Dec 1943 
Commissioned26 Jun 1945 
End service28 Feb 1958 

Decommissioned 18 June 1946.
Recommissioned 28 March 1951.
Decommissioned 28 February 1958.
Stricken 1 August 1972.
Sold 5 February 1974 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Rizzi (DE 537)

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1Lcmdr Edwin Knapp Winn, USNR26 Jun 19453 Dec 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

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