USS Waddell
DDG-24 (Charles F. Adams Class)



Builder:       Todd
Laid Down:     February 6, 1962
Launched:      February 26, 1963
Commissioned:  August 28, 1964
Decommissioned October 1, 1992

Fate:  Sold to Greece 1 OCT 92 Renamed: Near Chos D-129



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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
          Bunkerage:     
          Range:         
          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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