DD-963 USS Spruance

US US Navy




1975 to 2005    


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Call Sign: NDQV


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History of US DD-963 USS Spruance

1970-jun-23Ordered
1972-nov-27Laid down
1973-nov-10Launched
1975-sep-20Commissioned
1980Refitat the Norfolk Naval Shipyard
1983RefitCIWS Phalanx
1985RefitVLS, Towed Array and the SH-60 helicopter
2005-mar-23Decommissioned
2006-dec-8Fate: sunkas Target with air-launched Harpoons

Specifications

   

    from Spruance class
335crew
8000full load (tn)
161length (m)
16.80beam (m)
8.80draught (m)
6000range (nm)
32.50max speed (knots)
4Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
2Naval Engine propulsion system: COGOG
2Missile Launcher Mk 141 quad Harpoon
1Missile Launcher Mk 29 8-cell Sea Sparrow
2Naval Gun Mark 45 5/54 inch (127mm)
1Torpedo Launchers Mk 16 8-cell ASROC
2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm

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Builder

   

US Ingalls Shipbuilding,



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