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"Leahy" Class.
(Guided Missile Cruisers - CG.)

Launched: 9 units, 1961 - 1962
Displacement: 8.203 tons - full load.
Length: 162,5 meters
Beam: 16,6 meters
Draught: 7,6 - 6 meters
Missiles: 8 - Harpoon launchers, - (2 quad), - 4 - SAM launchers (Twins)
Guns: 2 - 20 mm Phalanx
A/S Weapons: 1 Asroc,  8-tube launcher.
Propulsion: 2 geared turbines, 2 shafts, 85.000 bhp, - 32,7 knots
Crew: 377
 
 
 


USS "Gridley" - CG 21
Leahy Class Cruiser, - US Navy.
Photographed in Hong Kong, 1976
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


USS "Gridley" - CG 21
Forward section of this fine looking ship - -
Photographed in Hong Kong, 1976
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 
 


USS "Gridley" - CG 21
- and stern section details -
Photographed in Hong Kong, 1976
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


USS "Gridley" - CG 21
Photographed in Hong Kong, 1976
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


USS "Gridley" - CG 21
Photographed in Hong Kong, 1976
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


USS "Gridley" - CG 21
Photographed in Hong Kong, 1976
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 

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