Rudderow Class Destroyer Escort Models

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The Rudderow-class destroyer escorts were destroyer escorts launched in the United States in 1943 to 1945. Of this class, 22 were completed as destroyer escorts, and 50 were completed as Crosley-class high speed transports and were re-classified as high speed transport APDs. One ship was converted to an APD after completion. They served in World War II as convoy escorts and anti-submarine warfare ships.

Name

 NumberLaunchedCommissionedDecommissionedFate
RudderowDE-22414 October 194315 May 194415 January 1947scrapped 1970
DayDE-22514 October 194310 June 194416 May 1946sunk as target, March 1969
ChaffeeDE-23027 November 19439 May 194415 April 1946scrapped 1948
HodgesDE-23112 December 194327 May 194422 June 1946scrapped 1973
RileyDE-57920 October 194313 March 194415 January 1947Taiwanese Tai Yuan, 1968, scrapped 1992
Leslie L.B. KnoxDE-5808 January 194422 March 194415 June 1946scrapped 1973
McNultyDE-5818 January 194431 March 19442 July 1946sunk as target in November 1972
MetivierDE-58212 January 19447 April 19441 June 1946scrapped 1969
George A. JohnsonDE-58312 January 194415 April 1944September 1957scrapped 1966
Charles J. KimmelDE-58415 January 194420 April 194415 January 1947sunk as target in November 1969
Daniel A. JoyDE-58515 January 194428 April 19441 May 1965scrapped 1966
LoughDE-58622 January 19442 May 194424 June 1946scrapped 1970
Thomas F. NickelDE-58722 January 19449 June 194426 February 1958scrapped 1973
PeifferDE-58826 January 194415 June 19441 June 1946sunk as target in May 1967
TinsmanDE-58929 January 194426 June 194411 May 1946scrapped 1973
DeLongDE-68423 November 194331 December 19438 August 1969sunk as target in February 1970
CoatesDE-6859 December 194324 January 194430 June 1962sunk as target in September 1971
Eugene E. ElmoreDE-68623 December 19434 February 194431 May 1946scrapped 1969
HoltDE-70615 February 19449 June 19442 July 1946Korean Chung Nam, June 1963, scrapped 1984
JobbDE-7074 March 19444 July 194413 May 1946scrapped 1970
ParleDE-70825 March 194429 July 19441 July 1970sunk as target in October 1970

 

We offer our Rudderow Class Destroyer Escort Models in several popular size/scale offerings for easy ordering and selection.  However, if you would like your model made in a size other than those sizes listed, please contact us with your request. Custom orders are our specialty!

Our Destroyer Escort models are made-to-order, meaning that we do not stock any pre-made models.  Only when a customer tells us the size and/or scale desired do we build the model. Each model is exquisitely crafted by our master model builders and comes fully assembled with a solid hull - hand carved from kiln-dried mahogany.  Other parts are made from a variety of woods, putty, resin and metals. Every model includes pedestals, a polished mahogany base board, and a name plate.  Options include keel block mounting, waterline models, ships seals and ribbons, and weathering paint schemes.

The model build time is generally 16-20 weeks from receipt of the order and deposit. The normal procedure is a 50% deposit with the commissioning, with the balance due prior to shipping.  Note that prior to shipping, we take a series of photos of the model and send them to you for final review and approval – so you know exactly what your model will look like and allow for any necessary modifications. Once you have approved your model, we’ll collect the final balance and she will be shipped in a robust shipping crate and insured for your protection.

We offer a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee: In the unlikely event you are not completely satisfied with your model and wish to return it, notify us within 7 days of the model delivery and we will issue a refund or exchange.

FREE SHIPPING in the USA - Note that our model prices include shipping and insurance within the USA.

Shipping costs outside the USA will depend on the model size ordered and shipping destination. You will be responsible for any applicable taxes or duties, based on the commercial invoice value for the model.

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