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  • DD-981 USS John Hancock

    US US Navy




    1979 to 2000    


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    Call Sign: NLTT


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    History of US DD-981 USS John Hancock

    1974-jan-15Ordered
    1976-jan-16Laid down
    1977-oct-29Launched
    1979-mar-10Commissioned
    2000-oct-16Decommissioned
    2007-apr-28Fate: scrappedBrownsville, Texas,

    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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