Allied Warships

HMS Rutherford (K 558)

Frigate of the Captain class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantK 558 
Built byBethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered10 Jan 1942 
Laid down4 Aug 1943 
Launched23 Oct 1943 
Commissioned16 Dec 1943 
End service 

Assigned USN penant DE 93 but not named.

Returned to the US Navy on 25 October 1945. Scrapped.

Former nameDE 93

Commands listed for HMS Rutherford (K 558)

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1Lt. John Geoffrey Brookes, DSC, RN15 Dec 1943mid 1945
2Lt. Gerald Faulkner Pain, RNmid 1945late 1945

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Media links

The Captain Class Frigates in the Second World War

Collingwood, Donald

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