DDG-27 Built in USA for Australia

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1967 to 2001 - AU RAN - Perth class D 41 HMAS Brisbane    



1966    


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See Also: DDG Charles F. Adams class DDG-25
DDG Charles F. Adams class DDG-26


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History of AU Perth class D 41 HMAS Brisbane

1963-jan-22Ordered

History of US DDG-27 Built in USA for Australia

1965-feb-15Laid down
1966-may-5Launched

History of AU Perth class D 41 HMAS Brisbane

1967-dec-16Commissioned
1974-dec-31DeploymentAUDarwin Intl Darwin area Cyclone Tracy relief operations Departed Sydney on news of cyclone hitting Darwin. Arrived on station 31 Dec 1974 and remained active until 30 Jan 1975.
1977-jun-25Deployment Fleet Review: Silver Jubilee of HM The Queen Present at Silver Jubilee Fleet Review off Ryde Sand
2001-oct-19Decommissioned
2005-jul-31Fate: sunkas dive wreck 3.1 nm off the coast of Mudjimba, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia in 30 metres (98 ft) of water

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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