CG-34 USS Biddle

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1967 to 1993    


CG-34 USS Biddle

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Call Sign: NMYE
See Also: DDG Charles F. Adams class DDG-5


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History of US CG-34 USS Biddle

1963-dec-9Laid down
1965-jul-2Launched
1967-jan-21Commissionedas DLG-34
1975-jun-30reclassified as CG-34
1987Refitair search radar ITT Gilfillan AN/SPS-48E early 1987 refit as first of the NTU upgrades to the AN/SPS-48 long range, 3D air search and targetting radar
1990 with a seasprite onboard during Operation Desert Shield
1993-nov-30Decommissioned
2000-dec-4Fate: scrappedMetro Marine Corporation, Philadelphia

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)

Aircraft

   

    Typical Max
US United States Naval Aviation Gyrodyne DSN / QH-50 DASH 01
US United States Naval Aviation Kaman Seasprite 11

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Builder

   

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