The following pictures were sent in by GM3 Robert Ritchie.
He served on-board the Polk County from 1951 thru 1955.

Just a typical picture of doing what we were built to do
The Captain at the time.
                       Gunner's Mate 3rd. Class Robert Ritchie

A picture of the Gunnery Crew
Letter writing home.
                             Celebrating Christmas ... somewhere!