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Charles F. Adams Class

Guided missile destroyers:  Commissioned 1960 - 1964
Displacement, tons: 3370 standard, - 4500 full load
Dimensions, meters: 132,8 x 14,3 x 6,1
Missiles: 1 Tartar surface-to-air launcher, - single or twin, - some units also have Chapparel multible launchers
Guns: 2 x 127 mm
A/S weapons: 1 Asroc 8-tube launcher, - 2 triple torpedo tubes.
Propulsion: Geared turbines, - 70.000 shp, 2 shafts, - speed: 35 knots
Complement: 354
 
 


USS "Waddell"  DDG 24
 Charles F. Adams Class Guided missile Destroyer, US Navy.
(Photographed in Kaohsiung, Taiwan in 1974.)
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


USS "John King" DDG 3
Seen in the middle between frigate USS "Brooke" FFG 1, - and cruiser USS "Biddle" CG 34
Photographed in Norfolk 1978
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


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USS "Barney" DDG 6
Behind is part of a Spruance Class destroyer visible,  - USS "Briscoe" DD 977
I believe that this is photographed in Norfolk in 1980
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 

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