DD-965 USS Kinkaid

US US Navy




1976 to 2003    


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Call Sign: NJPG


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History of US DD-965 USS Kinkaid

1970-jun-1Ordered
1973-apr-19Laid down
1974-may-25Launched
1976-jul-10Commissioned
1999-novPort VisitAUFremantle Harbour visit with USS Constellation Battle Group. HSL-49 Det.6 SH-60B 165112 / TX, noted on 16 Nov.
2003-jan-7Decommissioned
2004-apr-6Struck
2004-jul-14Fate: sunkas target 22 55 13.5 N, 159 59 40.5 W

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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