Why did Richard e byrd explore?
No. According to the Naval Vessel Register, the Navy's list of every ship they ever had, there are: RICHARD B ANDERSON (DD 786) RICHARD B RUSSELL (SSN 687) RICHARD E BYRD (AKE 4) RICHARD E BYRD (DDG 23) RICHARD E KRAUS (DD 849) RICHARD G MATTHIESEN (AOT 1124) RICHARD L PAGE (FFG 5) RICHARD P LEARY (DD 664) RICHARD S EDWARDS (DD 950) RICHARD W SUESENS (DE 342)
Richard Byrd was am U.S. naval officer, aviator, and polar explorer. In 1928 Byrd began his explorations of Antarctica with the first expedition to his "Little America" base, which was followed in 1929 by a flight with three companions over the South Pole, again the first such flight. He led subsequent expeditions that discovered and mapped large areas of Antarctica.