HMS Småland

HMS Småland The largest destroyer ship in Scandinavia preserved in a museum, HMS Småland was launched in 1952 at Eriks­berg’s Mekaniska Verkstad in Göteborg, and delivered to the Royal Swedish Navy in 1956. Before the destroyer was decommissioned in 1979, she had been modernized three t... read more

USS CASSIN YOUNG (DD-793)

USS CASSIN YOUNG (DD-793)

Class: Fletcher Destroyer Launched: September 9, 1943 At: Bethlehem Steel Corporation Yard, San Pedro, California Commissioned: December 31, 1943 Length: 376 feet, 6 inches Beam: 39 feet, 6 inches Draft: 17 feet, 9 inches Displacement: 2,050 tons Armament: (1950s) Five 5-inch/38 caliber gu... read more

HMS CAVALIER (D73)

HMS CAVALIER (D73)

Class: CA Destroyer Launched: 1944 Built at: Isle of Wight Length: 350 feet at waterline Beam: 35 feet, 8 inches Draft: 13 feet (standard), 14.5 (full) Complement: 16 officers, 247 ratings Tonnage: 2,106 (standard), 2,530 (full) Shaft Horse Power: 40,000 on two shafts Speed: 30 knots End... read more

USS EDSON (DD-946)

USS EDSON (DD-946)

Class: Forrest Sherman Destroyer Launched: January 4, 1958 At: Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine Commissioned: November 7, 1958 Length: 418 feet Beam: 45 feet Draft: 22 feet Displacement: 3,990 tons Max Speed: 32.5 Crew: 17 Officers, 218 Enlisted Armament: Three 5-inch/54 caliber guns; four 3... read more

H.M.C.S. HAIDA (DDE 215)

H.M.C.S. HAIDA (DDE 215)

Class: Tribal Destroyer Launched: August 25, 1942 At: Vickers-Armstrong, Newcastle-on-Tyne, England Commissioned: August 30, 1943 Modernized: 1950-52 Recommissioned: March 15, 1952 as DDE-215 Length: 377 feet Beam: 37 feet, 6 inches Draft: 9 feet, 6 inches Displacement: 2,... read more

USS JOSEPH P. KENNEDY, JR. (DD-850)

USS JOSEPH P. KENNEDY, JR. (DD-850)

Class: Gearing (FRAM 1) Type: Destroyer Launched: July 26, 1945 At: Bethlehem Steel Company, Quincy, Massachusetts. Commissioned: December 15, 1945 Length: 391 feet Beam: 41 feet Draft: 19 feet Displacement: 2,616 tons Armament: four 5-inch/38 caliber guns; ten 21-inch, Mk... read more

USS KIDD (DD-661)

USS KIDD (DD-661)

Class: Fletcher Type: Destroyer Launched: 28 February 1943 At: Federal Shipbuilding & Drydock Company, Kearny, New Jersey Commissioned: 23 April 1943 Length: 376 feet, 5 inches Beam: 39 feet, 7 inches Draft: 18 feet Displacement: 2,952 tons Armament: Five 5-inch/38 cal... read more

USS LAFFEY (DD-724)

USS LAFFEY (DD-724)

Class: Allen M. Sumner Destroyer Launched: November 21, 1943 At: Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine Commissioned: February 8, 1944 Length: 377 feet Beam: 41 feet Draft: 19 feet Displacement: 2,200 tons Armament: Six 5-inch/38 caliber guns; six 21-inch torpedo tubes Address: P... read more

USS ORLECK (DD-886)

USS ORLECK (DD-886)

Class: Gearing Destroyer (FRAM 1) Launched: 12 May 1945 At: Consolidated Steel Corp. of Texas, Orange, Texas Commissioned: 15 September 1945 Length: 390 feet, 6 inches Beam: 41 feet, 1 inch Draft: 18 feet, 6 inches Displacement: 2,425 tons Armament: four 5"/38 cal. guns; ten 212" Mk 32 tor... read more

USS SLATER (DE-766)

USS SLATER (DE-766)

Class: Cannon Type: Destroyer Escort Launched: February 13, 1944 At: Tampa Shipbuilding, Tampa, Florida Commissioned: May 1, 1944 Length: 306 feet Beam: 36 feet, 10 inches Draft: 12 feet Displacement: 1,440 tons Armament: Three 3-inch/50 caliber guns, three twin 40 mm guns, nine twin 20 m... read more

USS STEWART (DE-238)

USS STEWART (DE-238)

Class: Edsall Destroyer Escort Launched: November 22, 1942 At: Brown Shipbuilding Company, Houston, Texas Commissioned: May 31, 1943 Length: 307 feet Beam: 37 feet Draft: 12 feet Displacement: 1,490 tons Armament: Three 3 inch/50 caliber guns, two quad 40mm guns, ten twin 20mm guns, hedgeh... read more

USS THE SULLIVANS (DD-537)

USS THE SULLIVANS (DD-537)

Class: Fletcher Destroyer Launched: April 4, 1943 At: Bethlehem Steel Corporation, San Francisco, California Commissioned: September 30, 1943 Length: 376 feet, 5 inches Beam: 39 feet, 5 inches Draft: 19 feet Displacement: 2,100 tons Armament: four 5-inch/38 caliber guns; one 3-inch/50 cali... read more

USS TURNER JOY (DD-951)

USS TURNER JOY (DD-951)

Class: Forrest Sherman Destroyer Launched: May 5, 1958 At: Puget Sound Bridge & Dredging Company, Seattle, Washington Commissioned: August 3, 1959 Length: 418 feet Beam: 45 feet Draft: 22 feet Displacement: 2,800 tons Armament:Three 5-inch/54 caliber guns and two Mark 32 torpedo  laun... read more

HMAS VAMPIRE (D11)

HMAS VAMPIRE (D11)

Class: Daring Destroyer Launched: 1956 At: Cockatoo Island Dockyard, Sydney Commissioned: 1959 Length: 389 feet Beam: 43 feet Draft: 18 feet Displacement: 3,950 tons full load Speed: 34 knots (designed) Complement: 320 Armament: Six 4.5 inch dual-purpose guns, two single and two twin 40/... read more