DDG 21 (Charles F. Adams class)
Builder: Puget Sound Bridge and Drydock, Seattle
Laid Down: July 31, 1961
Launched: July 18, 1962
Commissioned: March 21, 1963
Fate: Stricken November 20 1992
Sold for scrap and towed to Brownsville,
TX where she was broken up.
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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