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USS Richard E. Byrd DDG-23

USS Richard E. Byrd DDG-23

USS Richard E. Byrd DDG-23 anchored in the Bedford Basin,Halifax,Nova Scotia during the 1985 Naval Review.
CLASS - CHARLES F. ADAMS As Built.
Displacement 4526 Tons (Full), Dimensions, 437' (oa) x 47' x 15' (Max)
Armament 2 x 5"/54 RF (2x1), Tartar SAM (1x1 Mk 13) ASROC ASW (1x8), 6 x 12.75" Mk 32 ASW TT (2x3).
Machinery, 70,000 SHP; Geared Turbines, 2 screws
Speed, 33 Knots, Range 4500 [email protected] 20 Knots, Crew 333-350.
Operational and Building Data
Laid down by Todd - Pacific Shipyards, Seattle on April 12 1961.
Launched February 6 1962 and commissioned March 7 1964.
Decommissioned April 27 1990.
Stricken October 1 1992.
Fate To Greece October 1 1992 and cannibalized for spare parts.
Remains sunk as a taget June 19 2003.
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