Allied Warships

USS Robinson (ii) (DD 562)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 562 
Built bySeattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down12 Aug 1942 
Launched28 Aug 1943 
Commissioned31 Jan 1944 
End service1 Apr 1964 

Decommissioned 12 June 1946.
Recommissioned 3 August 1951.
Decommissioned 1 April 1964.
Stricken 1 December 1974.
Sunk as a target off the coast of Puerto Rico 13 April 1982.


Commands listed for USS Robinson (ii) (DD 562)

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1T/Cdr. Elonzo Bowden Grantham, Jr., USN31 Jan 194419 Mar 1945
2T/Cdr. Raymond Edward Malpass, USN19 Mar 19451 Apr 1946

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