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

Specifications

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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

Aircraft

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    Typical Max
Landing platform only. No hangar


The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Shipyards

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US Bath Iron Works - 2
US Bethlehem San Francisco - 1
US Philadelphia Naval Shipyard - 2
US Puget Sound Bridge and Dredging Company - Harbor Island2


List of Ships

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

10 units


Events

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


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