DE-0695 (USS RICH)

Registry and Rig Information

Name DE-0695 (USS RICH)
Registry U.S.
Official Number U.S. NAVY
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 306.00
Width 36.75
Depth 10.50
Masts 0
Gross Tonnage 1740.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00268

Vessel History

History Commissioned October 1, 1943, Lieutenant Commander E. A. Michel, Jr., in command. Struck from the Navy List July 29, 1944.
Disposition Struck three mines and sank off Utah Beach, France, on June 8, 1944. 27 lives lost, 73 wounded, and 62 missing.

Build Information

Builder Defoe Shipbuilding Company
Place Built Bay City, MI
Date Built 22 June 1943


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