USS Lawrence
DDG 4 (Charles F. Adams)

Builder:        NYSB
Laid Down:      October 27, 1958
Launched:       Feruary 27, 1960
Commissioned:   January 6, 1962
Decommissioned: March 30 1990
Fate:           Stricken May 16 1990; sold for scrap 
                4/15/94; repossessed by USN - at Philadelphia, 
                awaiting disposal.

We are seeking information on the USS Lawrence and her crews. Files and photos may be E-mailed to us and we will incorporate them into this page. When enough information has been assembled we will then build the ship her own section.

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

 Photo by: Craig Bernat

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