USS Lynde McCormick
DDG-8 (Charles F. Adams Class)

Builder:       Defoe Ship Building Company Bay City, MI
Laid Down:     October 27, 1958
Launched:      Feruary 27, 1960
Commissioned:  January 6, 1962
Decommissioned October 1, 1991
Fate:          sunk as a target on Feb 24, 2001

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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 Launcher

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