USS Joseph Strauss
DDG-16 (Charles F. Adams Class)

Builder:         New York Shipbuilding Camden, NJ
Laid Down:       December 27, 1960
Launched:        December 9, 1961
Commissioned:    April 20, 1963
Decommissioned:  February 1990

USS Joseph Strauss DDG-16 Reunion 2001 San Antonio, TX October 4th-6th October 7th Departure breakfast

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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:      single arm Mk 13 launcher           
        Torpedoes:     six 12.75 inch (ASW)
                       Two MK 32 Torpedo Tube Mounts  
        ASW Rockets:   Mk 112 ASROC Launcher

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