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Photo # NH 99768:  USS Rich anchored outside the harbor of Mogadiscio, Somalia, during a port call in February 1966.

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USS Rich (DD-820), 1946-1979 --
Views, 1963-1967


This page features views of USS Rich taken in 1963-1967, the first five years after her modernization under the Fleet Rehabilitation and Modernization (FRAM) program.

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Photo #: NH 99802

USS Rich
(DD-820)

Photographed on 15 September 1963 during an inclining experiment at the New York Naval Shipyard.
She was nearing the end of her modernization to a FRAM I type destroyer.

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

Online Image: 124KB; 640 x 765 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 99803

USS Rich
(DD-820)

Photographed on 15 September 1963 during an inclining experiment at the New York Naval Shipyard.
She was nearing the end of her modernization to a FRAM I type destroyer.

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

Online Image: 124KB; 640 x 765 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 99804

USS Rich
(DD-820)

Photographed on 15 September 1963 during an inclining experiment at the New York Naval Shipyard.
She was nearing the end of her modernization to a FRAM I type destroyer. The stern of USS Chukawan (AO-100) is visible to the right.

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

Online Image: 124KB; 640 x 765 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 99805

USS Rich
(DD-820)

Photographed in the Adriatic Sea on 29 August 1964, about a year after her modernization to a FRAM I type destroyer.

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

Online Image: 72KB; 740 x 610 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 99806

USS Rich
(DD-820)

Photographed underway circa 1964, soon after her modernization to a FRAM I type destroyer.
This was used as the ship's publicity photo in 1965-66.

Courtesy of Captain Stephen S. Roberts, USNR (Ret.), 2004.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 101KB; 740 x 620 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 87852-KN (color)

USS Rich (DD-820)

Anchored outside the harbor of Mogadiscio, Somalia, during a 13-15 February 1966 port call. Two merchantmen, including one Soviet (at right), are at anchor beyond Rich.
At this time ships of this size could not enter the harbor. Cargo (mostly livestock) and personnel were carried to the ships by barge.

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

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 63KB; 740 x 515 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 99933

USS Rich
(DD-820)

Underway in Chesapeake Bay on 17 April 1967 with a DASH drone anti-submarine helicopter on deck.
Photographed by PH2 C. Komperda, of the Photographic Laboratory, Naval Air Station Norfolk, Virginia.

Courtesy of Captain Stephen S. Roberts, USNR (Retired), 2005.

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

Online Image: 63KB; 740 x 600 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 99934

USS Rich
(DD-820)

Underway in Chesapeake Bay on 17 April 1967 with a DASH drone anti-submarine helicopter on deck.
Photographed by PH2 C. Komperda, of the Photographic Laboratory, Naval Air Station Norfolk, Virginia.

Courtesy of Captain Stephen S. Roberts, USNR (Retired), 2005.

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

Online Image: 68KB; 740 x 600 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 99935

USS Rich
(DD-820)

Underway in Chesapeake Bay on 17 April 1967 with a DASH drone anti-submarine helicopter on deck.
Photographed by PH2 C. Komperda, of the Photographic Laboratory, Naval Air Station Norfolk, Virginia.

Courtesy of Captain Stephen S. Roberts, USNR (Retired), 2005.

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

Online Image: 80KB; 740 x 615 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 99936

USS Rich
(DD-820)

Underway in Chesapeake Bay on 17 April 1967.
Photographed by PH2 C. Komperda, of the Photographic Laboratory, Naval Air Station Norfolk, Virginia.

Courtesy of Captain Stephen S. Roberts, USNR (Retired), 2005.

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

Online Image: 90KB; 590 x 765 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 99937

USS Rich
(DD-820)

Underway in Chesapeake Bay on 17 April 1967 with a DASH drone anti-submarine helicopter on her deck.
Photographed by PH2 C. Komperda, of the Photographic Laboratory, Naval Air Station Norfolk, Virginia.

Courtesy of Captain Stephen S. Roberts, USNR (Retired), 2005.

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

Online Image: 77KB; 580 x 765 pixels

 

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Page made 27 January 2005
Adapted for www.shipscribe.com 10 July 2021