NameRod Canas
Retirement/Discharge DateOct 1976
Tour 1 DatesSept 1971 - Sept 1974
Tour 1 Rank/RateGMG3
Tour 1 DivisionG
NATO Mixed Manned CrewNo
CommentHad great tour,only 1 sad day was on my 1st cruise we lost CPO Sutton over the side.Have some pics of the 2 men that tried to save him getting awards.Made 2 Caribeann Cruises,North Atlantic,& Med Cruise during the 73 Arab Israel conflict.Had some gr

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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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