|USS Cochrane (DDG-21)|
USS Cochrane (DDG-21)
|Namesake:||Edward L. Cochrane|
|Ordered:||25 March 1960|
|Builder:||Puget Sound Bridge and Dredging Company, Seattle, Washington|
|Laid down:||31 July 1961|
|Launched:||18 July 1962|
|Acquired:||6 March 1964|
|Commissioned:||21 March 1964|
|Decommissioned:||1 October 1990|
|Struck:||20 November 1992|
|Fate:||sold for scrap|
|Class & type:||Charles F. Adams-class destroyer|
|Displacement:||3,277 tons standard, 4,526 full load|
|Length:||437 ft (133 m)|
|Beam:||47 ft (14 m)|
|Draft:||15 ft (4.6 m)|
2 × General Electric steam turbines providing 70,000 shp (52 MW); 2 shafts|
4 x Babcock and Wilcox 1,275 psi (8,790 kPa) boilers
|Speed:||33 knots (61 km/h)|
|Range:||4,500 nautical miles (8,300 km) at 20 knots (37 km/h)|
|Complement:||354 (24 officers, 330 enlisted)|
|Sensors and |
AN/SPS-39 3D air search radar|
AN/SPS-10 surface search radar
AN/SPG-51 missile fire control radar
AN/SPG-53 gunfire control radar
AN/SQS-23 Sonar and the hull mounted SQQ-23 Pair Sonar for DDG-2 through 19
AN/SPS-40 Air Search Radar
1x Mk 13 Tartar launcher aft with a capacity of 40 missiles combination of both SM-1MR SAM's plus one training round capable of launching 6 missiles per minute|
2x Mk 42 5in/54 (127mm/54) gun mounts 40 rounds per minute, 13 nautical miles (24 km) max.
1x Mk 16 (8) cell ASROC launcher amidships with trainable mk.44 & 46 asw torpedoes, rocket assisted
2x Mk 32 triple torpedo tubes with trainable Mark 44 & Mark 46 torpedoes
Virtute et Labore|
By valour and exertion (Cochrane family motto)
The Cochrane was laid down by the Puget Sound Bridge and Dredging Company at Seattle, Washington on 31 July 1961, launched on 18 July 1962 and commissioned on 21 March 1964.
On 1 October 1980 Cochrane rescued 104 Vietnamese refugees 620 miles east of Saigon.
Cochrane was decommissioned on 1 October 1990, struck from the Naval Vessel Register on 20 November 1992 and sold for scrap to International Shipbreaking, Incorporated, of Brownsville in Texas on 14 November 2000.
- This article includes information collected from the Naval Vessel Register, which, as a U.S. government publication, is in the public domain. The entry can be found here.
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