DD 471 (Fletcher class)
Builder: Bethlehem Steel, S.I., NY
Laid Down: December 19, 1941
Launched: August 24,11 1942
Commissioned: December 23, 1942
Decommissioned: April 11, 1946
Recommissioned: January 2, 1951
Decommissioned: September 20, 1968
Fate: Sunk as target off Virginia
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Portsmouth NSY, 1965
Left to right: Kent Nichols, John Erickson, John (Duke) Chomia,
John Albrecht, Mr. Rogers, Chief Estep, Larry Ramsey, Mike McGoey,
Captian Jones, Phil Porter.
This was in 1967-68.
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