FF-1070 USS Downes

US US Navy




1971 to 1992    


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Call Sign: NMFA


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History of US FF-1070 USS Downes

1964-jul-22Ordered
1968-sep-5Laid down
1969-dec-12Launched
1971-aug-28Commissioned
1975-junreclassified FF-1070 previous DE-1070
1992-feb-14Decommissioned
1995-jan-11Struck
2003-aug-15Fate: sunkas a target

Specifications

   

    from Knox class
257crew
4260full load (tn)
134length (m)
14.25beam (m)
7.54draught (m)
28max speed (knots)
35000power (shp)
2Naval Engine boilers
1Naval Engine steam turbines
1Missile Launcher Mk 25 8-cell Sea Sparrow
1Naval Gun Mark 42 5/54 inch (127mm)
1Torpedo Launchers Mk 16 8-cell ASROC
4Torpedo Launchers single tube 324 mm
1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPS-40
1Naval Radar surface search radar AN/SPS-67
1Sonar hull mounted sonar AN/SQS-26
1Sonar towed array sonar AN/SQR-18

Aircraft

   

    Typical Max
US United States Naval Aviation Kaman Seasprite 11


The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Builder

   

US Todd Pacific Shipyards, Seattle,



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