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USS Richard E.Byrd DDG23,at Halifax,NS 1985
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No: 1124   Contributor: Ken Watson   Year: 1985   Country: Canada
USS Richard E.Byrd DDG23,at Halifax,NS 1985

Guided Missile Destroyer USS Richard E.Byrd DDG 23 at Fleet Review in Bedford Basin 1985. A Charles F Adams Class destroyer of 4,550Tons;437 ft LOA;45 ft beam,16-20 ft draught. Machinery: 4 boilers,2 Westinghouse geared steam turbines,70,000 SHP, two shafts,speed 31 knots.Crew 330. Sold 1992.Similar vessels in Australian and German navies.
Picture added on 06 March 2007
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I served upon her sister ship the USS Claude V. Rickets DDG-5. Now that was an awesome class of ship for her time.

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