Turkey
Italy
Federal German Republic
The Netherlands
United States
Mixed Manning Demonstration
June, 1964 - December, 1965
This and the associated country pages are dedicated to the members of the NATO Mixed Manning Demonstration aboard the USS Claude V. Rickets between 1964 and 1965.  The crew consisted of sailors from 7 NATO countries; the Federal German Republic, the United Kingdom, Greece, Italy, The Netherlands, Turkey and the United States.  For eighteen months, these men of different nationalities lived and worked together aboard ship in close harmony. 
United Kingdom