DD-973 USS John Young

US US Navy




1978 to 2002    


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Flight Deck:
Call Sign: NJYG


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History of US DD-973 USS John Young

1972-jan-26Ordered
1975-feb-17Laid down
1976-jan-6Launched
1978-may-20Commissioned
2002-sep-30Decommissioned
2002-nov-6Struck
2004-apr-13Fate: 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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