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Gearing Class
 

Displacement, tons: 2425 standard, - 3480 to 3520 full load
Dimensions, meters: 119 x 12,4 x 5,8
Guns: 4 x 127 mm
A/S weapons: 1 Asroc 8-tube launcher, - 2 triple torpedo tubes.
Propulsion: Geared turbines, - 60.000 shp, 2 shafts, - speed: 34 knots
Complement: 274
 



USS "Gurke" DD 783
Gearing Class Destroyer, US Navy.
(Photographed in Hong Kong, 1974.)
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 

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