Builder: Federal Shipbuilding, Kearny NJ.
Laid Down: June 25, 1942
Launched: November 11, 1942
Commissioned: December 24, 1942
Fate: To West Germany July 14 1959,
renamed Z-2; To Greece 9/18/81,
renamed Kimon. (Reserve in 1987.
Stricken and scrapped in 1993.)
We are seeking information on the USS Ringgold and her crews.
Files and photos may be E-mailed to us and we will incorporate them into these pages.
Hi from Germany. The ex_U.S.S. Ringgold DD 500 - Z 2 German_Navy_D 171 in
the 70th Years. Best Regards A.W.PIOCH
. . showing bow damage when clipped by another destroyer . .
Contributed by: Jim Kish - for his
Father Frank Kish
DD 500 -
- DD 500
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