DD-972 USS Oldendorf

US US Navy




1978 to 2003    


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Call Sign: NOLY


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History of US DD-972 USS Oldendorf

1972-jan-26Ordered
1974-dec-27Laid down
1975-oct-21Launched
1978-mar-4Commissioned
1986-oct-4Deployment Fleet Review: 75th anniversary of RAN Present at 75th anniversary of the RAN Fleet Review
1990-oct-8Departed Yokosuka Japan with USS Midway Battle Group Alfa enroute to Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm in the Persian Gulf.
1991-apr-17Returned to Yokosuka Japan upon completion of Operation Desert Storm in the Persian Gulf. Awarded Combat Action Ribbon.
2003-jun-20Decommissioned
2004-apr-6Struck
2005-aug-22Fate: sunk

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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