DDG-5 USS BIDDLE
US NATO CREW
SIZE: 4 1/2" Round
She was originally to be designated as DD-955, the ship was laid down as DDG-5 by the New York Shipbuilding Corporation and Camden, New Jersey on 18 May 1959, launched on 4 June 1960 and commissioned as USS Biddle on 5 May 1962, at Philadelphia Naval Shipyard CDR Paul Roth in command. Biddle was renamed to Claude V. Ricketts on 28 July 1964 in honor of Admiral Claude V. Ricketts, who had died on 6 July 1964.
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