USS Robison
DDG 12 (Charles F. Adams class)

Builder:        Defoe Shipbuilding, Bay City MI
Laid Down:      April 28, 1959
Launched:       April 27, 1960
Commissioned:   December 9, 1961
Decommissioned: September 12, 1991
Fate:           Stricken November 20 1992
                Sold June 20 1994 to Consolidated Minerals 
                for conversion into power barge. Conversion 
                currently 60% completed, hulk berthed at 
                Charleston S.C.

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The Charles F. Adams Class as Constructed

Displacement:  3,370 tons
Length:        437 feet
Beam:          47 feet
Draught:       22 feet
Machinery:     two shaft geared steam turbines
Performance:   70,000 shp for 31.5 knots
Guns:          two 5 inch Mk 42
Missiles:      twin Mk 11 launcher           
Torpedoes:     six 12.75 inch (ASW)
               Two MK 32 Torpedo Tube Mounts  
ASW Rockets:   Mk 112 ASROC Missile Launcher

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