DDG-5 USS Biddle

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1964 to 1989 - DDG-5 USS Claude V. Ricketts    



1962 to 1964    


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See Also: CG Belknap class CG-34


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History of US DDG-5 USS Biddle

1957-mar-28Ordered
1959-may-18Laid down
1960-jun-14Launched
1962-may-5Commissioned
1964-jul-28renamed Claude V. Ricketts

History of US DDG-5 USS Claude V. Ricketts

1964-jul-28Commissioned
1989-oct-31Decommissioned
1990-jun-1Struck
1994-apr-15sold for scrap
1996-oct-1back to NISMF Philadelphia
2001-dec-5Fate: scrappedresold Metro Machine, PA

Specifications

   

    from Charles F. Adams class
330crew
3190light (tn)
4500full load (tn)
133length (m)
14beam (m)
4.60draught (m)
4500range (nm)
33max speed (knots)
70000power (shp)
4Naval Engine boilers
2Naval Engine steam turbines
1Missile Launcher Mk 11 Tartar
2Naval Gun Mark 42 5/54 inch (127mm)
2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm
1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPS-37
1Naval Radar surface search radar AN/SPS-10
1Sonar hull mounted sonar AN/SQS-23

Aircraft

   

    Typical Max
No Landing platform




Builder

   

US New York Shipbuilding,



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