DD-988 USS Thorn

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1980 to 2004    


DD-988 USS Thorn

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Call Sign: NOPQ


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History of US DD-988 USS Thorn

1975-jan-15Ordered
1977-aug-29Laid down
1979-feb-3Launched
1980-feb-16Commissioned
1984-aug-30aboard SH-2F HSL-32 Det.6
2004-aug-25Decommissioned
2006-jul-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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