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


Specifications

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Aircraft

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    Typical Max
No Landing platform



Shipyards

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US Bethlehem Sparrows Point - 2
US Fore River Shipyard - 1


List of Ships

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USUS NavyDL-6USS Farragut19551955
Coontz class DDG-37 USS Farragut 19601989
USUS NavyDL-7USS Luce19551955
Coontz class DDG-38 USS Luce 19611991
USUS NavyDL-8USS Macdonough19551955
Coontz class DDG-39 USS Macdonough 19611992
USUS NavyDDG-45Coontz class USS Dewey19591990
USUS NavyDDG-2Charles F. Adams class USS Charles F. Adams19601992
USUS NavyDDG-7Charles F. Adams class USS Henry B. Wilson19601989
USUS NavyDDG-40Coontz class USS Coontz19601989
USUS NavyDDG-41Coontz class USS King19601991
USUS NavyDDG-42Coontz class USS Mahan19601993
USUS NavyDDG-46Coontz class USS Preble19601991
USUS NavyDDG-3Charles F. Adams class USS John King19611990
USUS NavyDDG-8Charles F. Adams class USS Lynde McCormick19611991
USUS NavyDDG-9Charles F. Adams class USS Towers19611990
USUS NavyDDG-10Charles F. Adams class USS Sampson19611991
USUS NavyDDG-11Charles F. Adams class USS Sellers19611989
USUS NavyDDG-12Charles F. Adams class USS Robison19611991
USUS NavyDDG-43Coontz class USS Dahlgren19611992
USUS NavyDDG-44Coontz class USS William V. Pratt19611991
USUS NavyDDG-4Charles F. Adams class USS Lawrence19621990
USUS NavyDDG-5Charles F. Adams class USS Biddle19621964
DDG-5 USS Claude V. Ricketts 19641989
USUS NavyDDG-6Charles F. Adams class USS Barney19621990
USUS NavyDDG-13Charles F. Adams class USS Hoel19621990
USUS NavyDDG-14Charles F. Adams class USS Buchanan19621991
USUS NavyDDG-15Charles F. Adams class USS Berkeley19621990
GR Hellenic Navy D221 HHMS Themistocles 19922002
USUS NavyDDG-18Charles F. Adams class USS Semmes19621991
GR Hellenic Navy D218 HHMS Kimon 19912004
USUS NavyDDG-16Charles F. Adams class USS Joseph Strauss19631990
GR Hellenic Navy D220 HHMS Formion 19922002
USUS NavyDDG-17Charles F. Adams class USS Conyngham19631990
USUS NavyDDG-19Charles F. Adams NTU class USS Tattnall19631991
USUS NavyDDG-20Charles F. Adams NTU class USS Goldsborough19631993
AU RAN D 40 parts hulk 19931993
USUS NavyDDG-21Charles F. Adams class USS Cochrane19641990
USUS NavyDDG-22Charles F. Adams NTU class USS Benjamin Stoddert19641991
USUS NavyDDG-23Charles F. Adams class USS Richard E. Byrd19641990
GR Hellenic Navy spare parts 19931993
USUS NavyDDG-24Charles F. Adams class USS Waddell19641992
GR Hellenic Navy D219 HHMS Nearchos 19922003
USUS NavyDDG-25Charles F. Adams class Built in USA for Australia19641964
Perth class AU RAN D 38 HMAS Perth 19651999
USUS NavyDDG-26Charles F. Adams class Built in USA for Australia19641964
Perth class AU RAN D 39 HMAS Hobart 19652000
USUS NavyDDG-27Charles F. Adams class Built in USA for Australia19661966
Perth class AU RAN D 41 HMAS Brisbane 19672001
USUS NavyDDG-28Charles F. Adams class Built in USA for Germany19691969
Type 103 Lütjens class DE German Navy D185 Lütjens 19692003
USUS NavyDDG-29Charles F. Adams class Built in USA for Germany19691969
Type 103 Lütjens class DE German Navy D186 Mölders 19692003
USUS NavyDDG-30Charles F. Adams class Built in USA for Germany19701970
Type 103 Lütjens class DE German Navy D187 Rommel 19701998

39 units


Events

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1956-jan-27OrderedUS DL-6 USS Farragut
1957-jun-3Laid downUS DL-6 USS Farragut
1957-oct-1Laid downUS DL-7 USS Luce
1958-apr-15Laid downUS DL-8 USS Macdonough
1958-jul-18LaunchedUS DL-6 USS Farragut
1958-dec-11LaunchedUS DL-7 USS Luce
1959-jul-9LaunchedUS DL-8 USS Macdonough






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