(At the helm of the USS KIDD DD-661 Baton Rouge, LA Jan. 2003)
We recently learned that USS SIGSBEE VETERAN Richard Dewey died at The Palms retirement residence in La Mirada, CA.
Our thoughts and prayers go out for the Dewey family. We are awaiting details from his son.
Webmaster's Notes: Richard (Dick) Dewey, S2c, service #735 67 40 was received aboard the WWII Destroyer, USS Sigsbee DD-502, December 2, 1944 at San Francisco, CA from TADCEN Shoemaker, CA for duty. September 17, 1945 Richard Dewey, F1c (Electrician) was transferred to the USS ALTAIR AD-11 at Pearl Harbor, HI. Dick attended the USS SIGSBEE reunion in Sacramento, CA June 2001 and the Christening of the USS CHUNG-HOON DDG-93 in Pascagoula, MS January 2003. Richard Dewey was a good friend and shipmate admired by those who knew him.