USS Tattnall
DDG-19 (Charles F. Adams Class)

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Builder:          Avon
Laid Down:        November 14, 1960
Launched:         August 26, 1961
Commissioned:     April 13, 1963
Decommissioned:   January 18, 1991
Fate:  	          Last known birthed at Naval Inactive 
                  Ship (NISMF) Maintenance Facility at 
                  Philadelphia, PA.

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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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