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  • DDG-26 Built in USA for Australia

    US US Navy

    1965 to 2000 - AU RAN - Perth class D 39 HMAS Hobart    



    1964    



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    Shipyard: Defoe Shipbuilding Company
    See Also: DDG Charles F. Adams class DDG-25
    DDG Charles F. Adams class DDG-27


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    History of AU Perth class D 39 HMAS Hobart

    1962-jan-6Ordered

    History of US DDG-26 Built in USA for Australia

    1962-oct-26Laid down
    1964-jan-9Launched

    History of AU Perth class D 39 HMAS Hobart

    1965-dec-18Commissioned
    1975-janDeploymentAUDarwin Intl Darwin area Cyclone Tracy relief operations Departed Sydney on 27 Dec 1974 for Darwin. Arrived on station early Jan 1975 and remained active until 30 Jan 1975.
    2000-may-12Decommissioned
    2002-nov-5Fate: sunkas a dive wreck 4 nm WNW of Marina Vincent, Yankalilla Bay, South Australia

    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 Defoe Shipbuilding Company,



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