CG-26 USS Belknap

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1964 to 1995    


CG-26 USS Belknap

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History of US CG-26 USS Belknap

1962-feb-5Laid downas DLG-26
1963-jul-20Launched
1964-nov-7Commissioned
1975-jun-30reclassified as CG-26
1975-nov-22Severely damaged in a collision with aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy off the coast of Sicily, Italy. The following fire melted, burned and gutted to the deck level her aluminum superstructure
1976-jan-30Refitreconstruction at Philadelphia Navy Yard up to 10may80
1995-feb-15Decommissioned
1995-dec-15Struck
1998-sep-24Fate: sunkas a target

Specifications

   

    from Belknap class
477crew
7900full load (tn)
167length (m)
17beam (m)
8.80draught (m)
32max speed (knots)
4Naval Engine boilers
2Naval Engine steam turbines
1Missile Launcher Mk 10 Terrier
1Naval Gun Mark 42 5/54 inch (127mm)

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