DDG-26 Built in USA for Australia

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



1964    


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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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