US Farragut class

US Forrest Sherman class



Destroyer Farragut class

Ten Destroyers Leaders (DL also fleet escorts) were ordered between 1955 and 1957 as all gun units. From the fourth vessel ( Coontz ) the class was redesigned as Guided Missile Fleet Escorts (DLG) with the addition of a Mk10 SAM Tartar missile launcher. In 1975 were further reclassified as Guided Missile Destroyers (DDG).

Derivatives / Succeeded by
1960 US DDG Charles F. Adams class
1965         AU DDG Perth class
1969         DE DDG Type 103 Lütjens class
1970         US DDG Charles F. Adams NTU class
1960 US DDG Coontz class


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19551955USUS NavyDL-6USS Farragut
19601989 Coontz class DDG-37 USS Farragut
19551955USUS NavyDL-7USS Luce
19611991 Coontz class DDG-38 USS Luce
19551955USUS NavyDL-8USS Macdonough
19611992 Coontz class DDG-39 USS Macdonough
19591990USUS NavyDDG-45Coontz class USS Dewey
19601992USUS NavyDDG-2Charles F. Adams class USS Charles F. Adams
19601989 sunk 2003USUS NavyDDG-7Charles F. Adams class USS Henry B. Wilson
19601989USUS NavyDDG-40Coontz class USS Coontz
19601991USUS NavyDDG-41Coontz class USS King
19601993USUS NavyDDG-42Coontz class USS Mahan
19601991USUS NavyDDG-46Coontz class USS Preble
19611990USUS NavyDDG-3Charles F. Adams class USS John King
19611991 sunk 2001USUS NavyDDG-8Charles F. Adams class USS Lynde McCormick
19611990 sunk 2002USUS NavyDDG-9Charles F. Adams class USS Towers
19611991USUS NavyDDG-10Charles F. Adams class USS Sampson
19611989USUS NavyDDG-11Charles F. Adams class USS Sellers
19611991USUS NavyDDG-12Charles F. Adams class USS Robison
19611992USUS NavyDDG-43Coontz class USS Dahlgren
19611991USUS NavyDDG-44Coontz class USS William V. Pratt
19621990USUS NavyDDG-4Charles F. Adams class USS Lawrence
19621964USUS NavyDDG-5Charles F. Adams class USS Biddle
19641989 DDG-5 USS Claude V. Ricketts
19621990USUS NavyDDG-6Charles F. Adams class USS Barney
19621990USUS NavyDDG-13Charles F. Adams class USS Hoel
19621991 sunk 2000USUS NavyDDG-14Charles F. Adams class USS Buchanan
19621990USUS NavyDDG-15Charles F. Adams class USS Berkeley
19922002 GR Hellenic Navy D221 HHMS Themistocles
19621991USUS NavyDDG-18Charles F. Adams class USS Semmes
19912004 GR Hellenic Navy D218 HHMS Kimon
19631990USUS NavyDDG-16Charles F. Adams class USS Joseph Strauss
19922002 GR Hellenic Navy D220 HHMS Formion
19631990USUS NavyDDG-17Charles F. Adams class USS Conyngham
19631991USUS NavyDDG-19Charles F. Adams NTU class USS Tattnall
19631993USUS NavyDDG-20Charles F. Adams NTU class USS Goldsborough
19931993 AU RAN D 40 parts hulk
19641990USUS NavyDDG-21Charles F. Adams class USS Cochrane
19641991 sunk 2001USUS NavyDDG-22Charles F. Adams NTU class USS Benjamin Stoddert
19641990USUS NavyDDG-23Charles F. Adams class USS Richard E. Byrd
19931993 sunk 2003 GR Hellenic Navy spare parts
19641992USUS NavyDDG-24Charles F. Adams class USS Waddell
19922003 sunk 2006 GR Hellenic Navy D219 HHMS Nearchos
19641964USUS NavyDDG-25Charles F. Adams class Built in USA for Australia
19651999 sunk 2001 Perth class AU RAN D 38 HMAS Perth
19641964USUS NavyDDG-26Charles F. Adams class Built in USA for Australia
19652000 sunk 2002 Perth class AU RAN D 39 HMAS Hobart
19661966USUS NavyDDG-27Charles F. Adams class Built in USA for Australia
19672001 sunk 2005 Perth class AU RAN D 41 HMAS Brisbane
19691969USUS NavyDDG-28Charles F. Adams class Built in USA for Germany
19692003 Type 103 Lütjens class DE German Navy D185 Lütjens
19691969USUS NavyDDG-29Charles F. Adams class Built in USA for Germany
19692003 Type 103 Lütjens class DE German Navy D186 Mölders
19701970USUS NavyDDG-30Charles F. Adams class Built in USA for Germany
19701998 Type 103 Lütjens class DE German Navy D187 Rommel

39 units


1956-jan-27OrderedOrdered US DL-6 USS Farragut
1957-jun-03Laid downLaid down US DL-6 USS Farragut
1957-oct-01Laid downLaid down US DL-7 USS Luce
1958-apr-15Laid downLaid down US DL-8 USS Macdonough
1958-jul-18LaunchedLaunched US DL-6 USS Farragut
1958-dec-11LaunchedLaunched US DL-7 USS Luce
1959-jul-09LaunchedLaunched US DL-8 USS Macdonough

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