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U.S.S. RICH

(DE-695)

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DE-695 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR 1943 - Keel Date: 27 MAR 1943
at Defoe Shipbuilding Company Bay City MI
JUN 1943 - Launch Date: 22 JUN 1943
OCT 1943 - Commissioned: 1 OCT 1943

DE-695 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Named for: Ralph M. Rich

Complement: 15 Officers and 198 Enlisted

Displacement: 1400 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 37 feet

Flank Speed: 23 kn

Range: 3 700 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sunk by mines 8 June 1944