Commissioned 72 years ago 12/22/1946

The re-elected president of the SBR Shipmates Association in 2017.

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"We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch - we are going back from whence we came." John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)

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In 2016, we celebrated the 50th anniversary of our ship’s fight in Vietnam, which took place from September 1965 to April 1966.