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"Belknap" Class
(Guided Missile Cruisers - CG)
 

Built: 9 units, - Launched 1963 - 1965
Displacement: 8.200 tons, - full load.
Length: 166,7 meters.
Beam: 16,7 meters.
Draught: 8,8 - 5,8 meters.
Aircraft: 1 helicopter.
Missiles: 8 Harpoons in quad launchers, 2 SAM launchers in twin launcher.
Guns: 1 - 5" (127 mm), -  and 2 - 20 mm Phalanx.
A/S Weapons: Asroc missiles, - 2 - triple torpedo tubes.
Propulsion: 2 geared turbines, 85.000 bhp, - 2 shafts, - 32,5 knots.
Crew: 418
 
 


USS "Horne" CG 30
Belknap Class, Guided Missile Cruiser, US Navy.
(Photographed in Hong Kong, 1975.)
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


USS "Biddle" CG 34
Seen to the right in the picture, - photographed in Norfolk, 1978
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 

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