1960    


  • Guided-Missile Destroyer Coontz class
Originally Farragut class all gun ships were modified to be the first missile-armed fleet escorts designed and built as such

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360crew
5600full load (tn)
156.30length (m)
15beam (m)
5.30draught (m)
32max speed (knots)
85000power (shp)
4Naval Engine boilers
2Naval Engine steam turbines
1Missile Launcher Mk 10 Terrier
1Naval Gun Mark 12 5/38 inch (127 mm)
1Torpedo Launchers Mk 16 8-cell ASROC
2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm

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    Typical Max
Landing platform only. No hangar


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Shipyards Login to Edit

   
Bath Iron Works - 2
Bethlehem San Francisco - 1
Philadelphia Naval Shipyard - 2
Puget Sound Bridge and Dredging Company - 2


Ships on Database Login to Edit

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US NavyDDG-45USS Dewey19591990
US NavyDDG-37USS Farragut19601989
US NavyDDG-40USS Coontz19601989
US NavyDDG-41USS King19601991
US NavyDDG-42USS Mahan19601993
US NavyDDG-46USS Preble19601991
US NavyDDG-38USS Luce19611991
US NavyDDG-39USS Macdonough19611992
US NavyDDG-43USS Dahlgren19611992
US NavyDDG-44USS William V. Pratt19611991

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1955-nov-18Ordered DDG-41 USS King as DL-10
1955-nov-18Ordered DDG-42 USS Mahan as DL-11
1956Ordered DDG-45 USS Dewey as DL-14
1956Ordered DDG-46 USS Preble as DL-15
1956-jul-23Ordered DDG-43 USS Dahlgren as DL-12
1956-jul-23Ordered DDG-44 USS William V. Pratt as DL-13
1956-nov-14 DDG-41 USS King reclassified as DLG-10
1957-mar-1Laid down DDG-40 USS Coontz
1957-mar-1Laid down DDG-41 USS King
1957-jul-31Laid down DDG-42 USS Mahan
1957-aug-10Laid down DDG-45 USS Dewey
1957-dec-16Laid down DDG-46 USS Preble
1958-mar-1Laid down DDG-43 USS Dahlgren
1958-mar-1Laid down DDG-44 USS William V. Pratt
1958-nov-30Launched DDG-45 USS Dewey
1958-dec-6Launched DDG-40 USS Coontz
1958-dec-6Launched DDG-41 USS King
1959-may-23Launched DDG-46 USS Preble
1959-oct-7Launched DDG-42 USS Mahan
1959-dec-7Commissioned DDG-45 USS Dewey as DLG-14
1960-mar-6Launched DDG-44 USS William V. Pratt
1960-mar-16Launched DDG-43 USS Dahlgren
1960-may-9Commissioned DDG-46 USS Preble as DLG-15
1960-jul-15Commissioned DDG-40 USS Coontz as DLG-9
1960-nov-17Commissioned DDG-41 USS King as DLG-10
1960-dec-10Commissioned DDG-37 USS Farragut as DLG-6
1960-dec-25Commissioned DDG-42 USS Mahan as DLG-11
1961-apr-8Commissioned DDG-43 USS Dahlgren as DLG-12
1961-may-20Commissioned DDG-38 USS Luce as DLG-7
1961-nov-4Commissioned DDG-39 USS Macdonough as DLG-8
1961-nov-4Commissioned DDG-44 USS William V. Pratt as DLG-13
1967-mayDeployment DDG-42 USS Mahan with combat SAR Sea King 148985 off the coast of Vietnam
1975-jun-30 DDG-37 USS Farragut reclassified as DDG-37
1975-jun-30 DDG-38 USS Luce reclassified as DDG-38
1975-jun-30 DDG-39 USS Macdonough reclassified as DDG-39
1975-jun-30 DDG-40 USS Coontz reclassified as DDG-40
1975-jun-30 DDG-41 USS King reclassified as DDG-41
1975-jun-30 DDG-42 USS Mahan reclassified as DDG-42
1975-jun-30 DDG-43 USS Dahlgren reclassified as DDG-43
1975-jun-30 DDG-44 USS William V. Pratt reclassified as DDG-44
1975-jun-30 DDG-45 USS Dewey reclassified as DDG-45
1975-jun-30 DDG-46 USS Preble reclassified as DDG-46
1982Refit DDG-42 USS Mahan New Threat Upgrade (NTU)
1989-oct-2Decommissioned DDG-40 USS Coontz
1989-oct-31Decommissioned DDG-37 USS Farragut
1990-aug-31Decommissioned DDG-45 USS Dewey
1991-mar-28Decommissioned DDG-41 USS King
1991-apr-1Decommissioned DDG-38 USS Luce
1991-sep-30Decommissioned DDG-44 USS William V. Pratt
1991-nov-15Decommissioned DDG-46 USS Preble
1992-jul-31Decommissioned DDG-43 USS Dahlgren
1992-oct-23Decommissioned DDG-39 USS Macdonough
1992-nov-20Struck DDG-37 USS Farragut
1992-nov-20Struck DDG-38 USS Luce
1992-nov-20Struck DDG-41 USS King
1992-nov-20Struck DDG-43 USS Dahlgren
1992-nov-20Struck DDG-44 USS William V. Pratt
1992-nov-20Struck DDG-45 USS Dewey
1992-nov-20Struck DDG-46 USS Preble
1992-nov-30Struck DDG-39 USS Macdonough
1993-jun-15Decommissioned DDG-42 USS Mahan
1993-jun-15Struck DDG-42 USS Mahan
1994Fate: scrapped DDG-45 USS Dewey
1995Fate: scrapped DDG-41 USS King J L Metals, Wilmington N.C.
1999-febFate: scrapped DDG-40 USS Coontz Philadelphia
2004Fate: scrapped DDG-39 USS Macdonough Philadelphia
2005-jun-17Fate: scrapped DDG-38 USS Luce Philadelphia, PA
2006-sep-26Fate: scrapped DDG-37 USS Farragut Brownsville, Texas


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