Allied Warships

USS Rich (ii) (DD 820)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 820 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1943 
Laid down16 May 1945 
Launched5 Oct 1945 
Commissioned3 Jul 1946 
End service15 Dec 1977 

Decommissioned and stricken 15 December 1977.
Sold in December 1979 and broken up for scrap.

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

U.S. Destroyers

Friedman, Norman

United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

Roscoe, Theodore

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