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USS Trippe, (DE-1075), Knox-class destroyer escort, Mississippi River, New Orleans , USN, United States Navy
Code Number:
MYNV02P11_13
Title:
USS Trippe, (DE-1075), Knox-class destroyer escort, Mississippi River, New Orleans, USN, United States Navy
22 July 1964: Building contract awarded to Avondale Shipyard Corp.
29 July 1968: Keel laid by the Avondale Shipyards, Inc., Westwego, La.
1 November 1969: Launched and christened, sponsored by Mrs. John S. Foster
19 September 1970: Commissioned at Charleston, S.C., Cmdr. Allen B. Higgenbotham in command, assigned to CruDesLant at Newport, R.I.
1 March 1974: Homeport assignment changed to Charleston, S.C.
30 June 1975: Reclassified Frigate (FF 1075)
30 July 1992: Decommissioned at Norfolk, Va. after 31.9 years of service, leased to Greece, renamed HHMS Thraki (F-457)
11 January 1995: Struck from the NVR
9 February 2001: Transferred to Greece as Grant Aid, Decommissioned 6 March 2001, Sunk as target

Weight: 4065 tons (full)
Length: 415' (wl), 438' (oa)
Beam: 46' 9" (etreme)
Draft: 24' 9" (draft limit)
Propulsion: 2 Combustion Engineering 1200 psi boilers; 1 Westinghouse geared turbine; 35,000 shp; 1 shaft
Speed: 27 kts
Range: 4,500 nm @ 20 knots
Complement: 16 / 211
Missiles: 1 8-tube Mk25 Sea Sparrow BPDMS in DE 1052-1069, 1071-1083, 1 8-tube Mk29 NATO Sea Sparrow IPDMS in DE 1070, Harpoon missiles from modified ASROC launcher
Guns: 1 5"/54 cal. DP Mk 42 (600 rds)
ASW Weapons: 1 Mk16 ASROC launcher (16 missiles), 4-12.75" (324mm) Mk 32 (41 fied) tubes / Mk 46 torpedos (6)
Radars: AN/SPS-10 (surface), AN/SPS-40 (air), AN/SPS-58 threat warning in some ships
Sonars: AN/SQS-26CX, AN/SQS-35 IVDS in FF-1052, 1056, 1063-1071, 1073-1076, 1078-1097
Fire Control Systems: Mk68 Mod. 11/13/14 Gun FCS, Mk114 Mod 14/16 ASW FCS
Helicopter: 1 - SH-2 LAMPS Helicopter
Keywords:
Mighty Mississippi River, Waterway, Water, Scenics, Landscapes, New Orleans, City, Scenics, USA, Navy, Military, Armament
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