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NameWILLIAM J RADZIEWICZ
Retirement/Discharge DateOctober 1970
Tour 1 DatesJune 1970 - September 1970
Tour 1 Rank/RateBT 2
Tour 1 DivisionB
NATO Mixed Manned CrewNo
Comment WENT ABOARD WHEN SHE WAS IN THE YARDS IN PORTSMOUTH VA GOT AN 3 MONTH EARLY OUT .. WHEN THE NAVY WAS IN THE REDUCTION OF FORCES.. MY OLD SHIP WAS THE RICH DD 820 JUST ACROSS THE PIER FROM THE CLAUDE V ..SERVED 3 YEARS ON HER..AS I GROW OLDER .. THE GOOD MEMMORYS ARE COMEING BACK THANKS I HOPE YOU ACCEPT THIS SHORT TIME ER INTO YOUR ASOCIATION William Rasziewicz BT2 foward fireroom

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The Crews of DDG-5
USS Biddle (5/5/62 - 7/28/64)
USS Claude V. Ricketts (7/28/64 - 10/31/89)

Below are the names of the men that, together, made up the crews of the USS Biddle and USS Claude V. Ricketts during her 27 year career.  The names below represent those who have registered on this site and do no comprise the whole of the men who served on board the DDG-5 during her career.  It is estimated that at least 4000 men served on board the DDG-5 during her lifetime.  If you were a crew member of either the Biddle or the Ricketts and you have not yet done so, you can register here.
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