DDG-9 USS Towers

US US Navy




1961 to 1990    


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History of US DDG-9 USS Towers

1957-mar-28Ordered
1958-apr-1Laid down
1959-apr-23Launched
1961-jun-6Commissioned
1990-oct-1Decommissioned
1992-may-27Struck
2002-oct-9Fate: sunksunk as target

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 Todd Pacific Shipyards, Seattle,



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