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USS Reybold was a Cannon-class destroyer escort laid down on May 3, 1943 and launched on August 22, the same year. It was commissioned on September 29, 1943 under Lt. Comdr. A. B. Bradley’s command with the hull number DE-177 and served in the US Navy for 1 year until it was decommissioned on August 15, 1944. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 216 men on board and had the main missions in Rhode Island, Panama, Recife, Trinidad, Brazil or Gibraltar. After the decommissioning, the ship was transferred to Brazil and renamed Bracui.