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Forrest Sherman Class
 

Destroyers:  18 units commissioned 1955 - 1959
Displacement, tons: 2800 standard, - 4050 full load
Dimessions, meters: 127,5 -127,4 x 13,8 -13,7 x 6,1
Guns: 2 - 3 x 127 mm , - (In DD949 "Hull", - an 8" for testing purposes. See Picture.)
A/S weapons: 1 Asroc 8-tube launcher, - 2 triple torpedo tubes, - 2 Hedgehogs, - Depth Charges.
Propulsion: Geared turbines, - 70.000 shp, 2 shafts, - speed: 33 knots.
Complement: 292
 
 


USS "Hull", - DD945
Forrest Sherman Class Destroyer, - US Navy-
(Take note of the big 8" gun forward. This caliber gun is VERY unusual for a destroyer.)
(Photographed off the Luzon coast, Phillippines in the seventies.)
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


USS "Dupont" DD 941
Photographed in 1978 in Norfolk.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


USS "Davis"  DD 937
- here shown behind the "Brooke" Class Escort USS "Richard L. Page" DEG 5 -
Photographed in Djibouti, March 7. 1979.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


USS "Davis" DD 937
- here shown behind the "Brooke" Class Escort  USS "Richard L. Page"  DEG 5 -
Photographed in Djibouti, March 7. 1979.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 

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