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USS Cochrane (DDG 21)

- decommissioned -

USS COCHRANE was the 20th CHARLES F. ADAMS-class guided missile destroyer and was last homeported in Yokosuka, Japan. COCHRANE was stricken from the Navy list on November 20, 1992, and was subsequently berthed at Pearl Harbor, HI. The destroyer was sold to Brownsville International Shipbreaking Corp, Tx., for scrapping.

General Characteristics:Awarded: March 25, 1960
Keel laid: July 31, 1961
Launched: July 18, 1962
Commissioned: March 21, 1964
Decommissioned: October 1, 1990
Builder: Puget Sound Bridge and Drydock, Seattle, Wash.
Propulsion system:4 - 1200 psi boilers; 2 geared turbines
Propellers: two
Length: 437 feet (133.2 meters)
Beam: 47 feet (14.3 meters)
Draft: 20 feet (6.1 meters)
Displacement: approx. 4,500 tons
Speed: 31+ knots
Aircraft: none
Armament: two Mk 42 5-inch/54 caliber guns, Mk 46 torpedoes from two Mk-32 triple mounts, one Mk 16 ASROC Missile Launcher, one Mk 13 Mod.0 Missile Launcher for Standard (MR) and Harpoon Missiles
Crew: 24 officers and 330 enlisted


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Crew List:

This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS COCHRANE. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.


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USS COCHRANE Cruise Books:


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The photos below are official US Navy photos taken on June 1, 1991. They show four CHARLES F. ADAMS - class ships laid up at the Pearl Harbor Naval Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility. On the first photo one can see (from left to right): HOEL (DDG 13), JOSEPH STRAUSS (DDG 16), HENRY B. WILSON (DDG 7), and COCHRANE. The second photo is a close-up of the COCHRANE.



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