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  • 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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