USS Buchanan
DDG 14 (Charles F. Adams Class)

USS Buchanan DDG 14
Contributed by Tony Kitchen

Builder:       Todd
Laid Down:     April 23, 1959
Launched:      May 11, 1960
Commissioned:  February 7, 1962
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 Torpedoe Tube Mount
          Anti-Subwep:   one MK 112 ASROC Launcher

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