Allied Warships

HMS Ruler (D 72)

Escort Carrier of the Ameer class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeEscort Carrier
PennantD 72 
Built bySeattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Laid down25 Mar 1943 
Launched21 Aug 1943 
Commissioned22 Dec 1943 
End service29 Jan 1946 

Transferred to the Royal Navy under lend-lease.
Returned to the United States Navy on 29 January 1946.
Stricken by the United States Navy 20 March 1946.
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 31 May 1946.  

Former nameUSS St. Joseph

Commands listed for HMS Ruler (D 72)

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1Capt. Harry Philip Currey, OBE, RNNov194328 Sep 1945

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