USS Riddle
DE 185 (Cannon Class)


Builder:        Federal Shipbuilding Newark, New Jersey
Laid Down:      July 29, 1943
Launched:       October 17, 1943
Commissioned:   November 17, 1943
Decommissioned: June 8, 1946
Fate:           Stricken (USN) 9/26/50; 
                To France 8/12/50; 
                broken up in 1959

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Chief Gunner's Mate James Lloyd Yankee, USS Riddle 185, circa 1943-44, probably in the Marshall Islands. He left the USS Northampton before its sinking in 1942. James D. Semelroth, Nephew

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