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  • DDG-5 USS Biddle

    US US Navy

    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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