USS Franks  DD 554

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Navy US Navy
Type Destroyer
Class Fletcher 
Pennant DD 554 
Built by Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Laid down 8 Mar 1942 
Launched 7 Dec 1942 
Commissioned 30 Jul 1943 
Decommissioned 31 May 1946 
History Transferred to Brazil on 20 July 1961 being renamed Parana (D29).
Parana was stricken in 1982 and broken up for scrap.