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| USS Ruchamkin (APD-89)
|37k||Kirwin (DE-229) (left) and Ruchamkin (DE-228) (right) dual launching, 15 June 1944, at Philadelphia Navy Yard, Philadelphia, PA.||Mike Smolinski|
|50k||USS Ruchamkin (APD-89) at anchor off Cannes, France, in 1952 during the Cannes Film Festival.||Don Karr USS Ruchamkin|
|59k||USS Ruchamkin (APD-89) moored pierside at Bari, Italy, 1952.||Don Karr USS Ruchamkin|
|81k||Photo dated, 15 November 1952, one day after USS Ruchamkin (APD-89) had been rammed by SS Washington, a 10,000 ton tanker. Note major damage as a result of the collision.
US Navy photo.
|61k||Close up photo of USS Ruchamkin (APD-89) and accompanying ATF after Ruchamkin had been rammed by SS Washington.||Scott McCoy|
|60k||Another close up photo of USS Ruchamkin (APD-89) showing clearly the extent of damage done to Ruchamkin.||Scott McCoy|
|232k||Bow view from outboard to inboard; USS Ruchamkin (APD-89), USS Bordelon (DD-881) and USSEugene A. Greene (DD-711), moored in Best, France circa 1955. Paul's dad served aboard Ruchamkin.||CPT. Paul D. Albertine, USA (Ret)|
|162k||Stern view from outboard to inboard; USS Ruchamkin (APD-89), USS Bordelon (DD-881), and USS Eugene A. Greene (DD-711) moored pierside at Brest, France circa 1955.||Marc Piché|
|49k||USS Ruchamkin (APD-89) in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, South Boston Naval Annex, August 1960||© Richard Leonhardt|
|223k||USS Ruchamkin (APD-89) coming along side USS Rigel (AF-58) to receive stores, during Operation Steel Pike I, October 1964.||Photo by Jim McCoy|
|51k||USS Ruchamkin (APD-89) underway, circa 1965, location unknown.||Robert Hurst|
|115k||USS Ruchamkin (APD-89) underway, circa 1965, location unknown.
US Navy photo.
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret|
|130k||USS Ruchamkin (APD-89) underway showing her assault landing craft and single 5"/38 gun for supporting fire, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo and text from "The World Encyclopedia of Destroyers and Frigates" by Bernard Ireland.
|147k||USS Ruchamkin (APD-89) moored pierside at Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek, VA., Spring, 1969.||Carey Smith Marietta, GA.|
| ARC Cordoba (DT-15)
|53k||Ex-USS Ruchamkin (APD-89) in the service of Colombia as ARC Cordoba (DT-15) moored at the Colombian Naval Base ARC Bolivar Sector B 1, at Cartagena , mid-1970s.||Photo by LT (r) Luis B. Castro, Colombian Navy|
|85k||Ex-ARC Cordoba (DT-15) on display as a naval exhibit in Jaime Duque Park, near Bogotá, Colombia, 13 September 2003.||Photo by LT (r) Luis B. Castro, Colombian Navy|
|1479k||Ex-ARC Cordoba (DT-15) on display in the Jaime Duque Park, Tocancipá, Colombia, 16 April 2011.||Robert Hurst|
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