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"Coontz" Class

Guided missile destroyers:  10 units commissioned 1960 - 1961
Displacement, tons: 4580 standard, - 5907 full load
Dimensions, meters: 156,3 x 16 x 7,1
Missiles: 8 x 4 Harpoon, - Standard SM-2 launchers (1 x Twin launcher - 40 missiles carried)
Guns: 1 x 127 mm
A/S weapons: 1 Asroc 8-tube launcher, - 2 triple torpedo tubes.
Propulsion: Geared turbines, - 85.000 shp, 2 shafts, - speed: 33 knots
 
 


USS "William V. Pratt DDG 44
Photographed in Puerto Cabello, Venezuela, Dec. 01, 1975
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


USS "William V. Pratt DDG 44
Photographed in Puerto Cabello, Venezuela, Dec. 01. 1975
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


USS "William V. Pratt DDG 44
Photographed in Puerto Cabello, Venezuela, Dec. 01. 1975
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


USS "William V. Pratt DDG 44
- alongside pier side by side with "Garcia" class frigate USS "Brumby" -
Photographed in Puerto Cabello, Venezuela, Nov. 27. 1975
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


USS "William V. Pratt DDG 44
- alongside pier side by side with "Garcia" class frigate USS "Brumby" -
Photographed in Puerto Cabello, Venezuela, - Nov. 27. 1975
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


USS "William V. Pratt DDG 44
- a closer view -
Photographed in Puerto Cabello, Venezuela, Nov. 30. 1975
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


USS "William V. Pratt DDG 44
- mast top arrangement -
Photographed in Puerto Cabello, Venezuela, Nov. 30. 1975
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 

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