|Photographer:||K. Watson [View profile]||Title:||USS Richard E Byrd DDG23||Added:||Jan 02, 2008|
|Charles F.Adams Class destroyer USS Richard E Byrd DDG 23 at Halifax,Nova Scotia July 1985 for Naval Review in the Bedford Basin.This class was built and commissioned between 1960 and 1964 with 23 ships in total.Both the Federal German Navy and the Royal Australian Navy also operated this class of guided missile destroyer.
Displacement:4550 tons full load.
L=437 ft B=47 ft.Propulsion: Steam turbines 2 shaft,70,000 SHP=31 knots.
Armament Harpoon or Tartar launcher,ASROC,2 X 5in guns,2 X 3 TT.
Photo by Capnken © 1985/2008.Re post.