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Photo # NH 87853-KN:  USS Bradley during a port call at Bangkok in February 1970

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USS Bradley (DE-1041, later FF-1041), 1965-1989 --
Additional Views, 1965-1975


This page features additional mid-1960s views of USS Bradley, plus views of and on board her taken up to 1975.

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Photo #: NH 98500

USS Bradley (DE-1041)


Moored to a buoy, probably in a Far East port in 1966.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center.

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Photo #: NH 98435

USS Bradley (DE-1041)


Photographed underway in the South China Sea in late 1966.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center.

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Photo #: NH 98434

USS Bradley (DE-1041)


Photographed during underway replenishment of weapons, possibly Sea Sparrow missiles for the experimental launcher in the background. Bradley served as underway testbed for this point defense missile system between February and September 1967.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center.

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Photo #: NH 86116

USS Bradley (DE-1041)


Launching a Sea Sparrow missile during initial shipboard trials of the Basic Point Defense Missile System between February and September 1967.

Courtesy of Lieutenant Commander Stephen S. Roberts, USNR, 1977

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

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Photo #: NH 98436

USS Bradley (DE-1041)


Underway, 2 October 1967.
A deckhouse added in 1967 to support an experimental Sea Sparrow missile launcher is visible inboard of the motor whaleboat amidships.
Taken by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class L.D. Keller.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center.

Online Image: 62KB; 740 x 615 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 98557

USS Bradley (DE-1041)


Underway on 2 October 1967.
The deckhouse between the boats amidships was added for trials of the Sea Sparrow point defense missile system in 1967 and was removed in 1968.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center.

Online Image: 129KB; 690 x 640 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 87853-KN

USS Bradley (DE-1041)


Moored in the Chao Phraya River during a port call at Bangkok, Thailand, in February 1970. Photographed by Lieutenant Stephen S. Roberts, USN, from the ship's gig.

Courtesy of Lieutenant Commander Stephen S. Roberts, USNR, 1977

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 70KB; 740 x 515 pixels

 
Photo #: K-81461

USS Bradley (DE-1041)


Making a high speed turn in the South China Sea in February 1970, starboard side view.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

Online Image: 88KB; 740 x 620 pixels

Reproductions of this image may also be available through the National Archives photographic reproduction system as Photo # 428-K-81461.
Though reproductions of this photo from the Naval Historical Center's collections are available in black & white only, those from the National Archives should be available in color.

 
Photo #: K-81462

USS Bradley (DE-1041)


Underway at high speed in the South China Sea in February 1970, port quarter view.
The deckhouse added aft of the mack in 1967 for trials of the Sea Sparrow missile system has been removed.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

Online Image: 77KB; 740 x 620 pixels

Reproductions of this image may also be available through the National Archives photographic reproduction system as Photo # 428-K-81462.
Though reproductions of this photo from the Naval Historical Center's collections are available in black & white only, those from the National Archives should be available in color.

 
Photo #: USN 1143786

USS Bradley (DE-1041)


Being trailed by a Soviet Project 56 (NATO Kotlin) class destroyer in the Philippine Sea while observing the Soviet worldwide naval exercise "Okean" in April 1970.
The Soviet destroyer was probably Vozbuzhdennyy, which participated in "Okean" and then deployed to the Indian Ocean between July 1970 and February 1971. The other Soviet Pacific Fleet Kotlin known to have been involved in "Okean" was Dalnevostochnyy Komsomolets.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph.

Online Image: 98KB; 585 x 765 pixels

Reproductions of this image may also be available through the National Archives photographic reproduction system as Photo # 428-N-1143786.

 

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