USS Ramsey

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(DEG-2: dp. 3,425 (f.); 1. 414'6"; b. 44'2"; dr. 24'; s. 27 k.; cpl 241;a Tartar,ASROC, 1 5”, 4tt. cl. brooke)

Ramsey (DEG-2) was laid down 4 February 1963 by Loekheed Shipbuilding & Construetion Co., Seattle, W ash. launched 15 October 1963; sponsored by Mrs. DeWitt Clinton Ramsey; and commissioned 3 June 1967, Comdr. William D. Robertson, Jr., in command.

After shakedown off the west coast, Ramsey (DEG-2) departed Long Beach, Calif., on 1 May 1968 'or the western Pacific. Following duty off Vietnam and her return to Long Beach 9 November, she sailed again for the western Pacific 8 October 1969, and again operated off Vietnam, before returning to Long Beach 18 April 1970. Between January 1970 and January 1974, Ramsey alternated two more WestPae cruises with operations off the west coast of the United States. As of January 1974, she is in port at Long Beach, Calif.

Ramsey has earned five battle stars for Vietnam service.