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USS Rhind was a Benham-class destroyer laid down on September 22, 1937 and launched on July 28, 1938. It was commissioned on November 10, the following year under Lt. Comdr. G. R. Cooper’s command with the hull number DD-404 and served in the US Navy for 7 years until it was decommissioned on August 26, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 184 people on board and had the main missions in Brazil, the Caribbean, Martinique, Iceland, Halifax, Trinidad or Cape-Town. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Rhind received 4 battle stars.