USS Rupertus (DD-851) was a Gearing-class destroyer of the United States Navy, named for United States Marine Corps General William H. Rupertus (1889–1945).
Rupertus (DD-851) was laid down on 2 May 1945 by Bethlehem Steel Co., Quincy, Massachusetts; launched on 21 September 1945; sponsored by Mrs. William H. Rupertus; and commissioned on 8 March 1946, CDR William C. F. Robards in command.

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