USS STERETT  CG-31
1975 - 1994

Guided Missile Cruiser

   

Builder:                        Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington
Keel laid:                     25 September 1962
Launched:                    30 June 1964
Commissioned:            08 April 1967
Reclassified CG-31:   01 July 1975
Decommissioned:       24 March 1994
Dimensions:                Length - 547 feet
                                  
   Beam - 54 feet 9"
Displacement:            
7,890 tons (full load - as designed)
Propulsion:
                 Two DeLaval steam turbines - 85,000 shp; 2 shafts
                                        Four 1200 psi Combusion Engineering boilers
                                       Two Six-bladed constant pitch props
                                       Single rudder
Speed:                         34 knots
Range:                         7,100 n. miles at 20 knots
Crew:                           477 (27 officers, 450 enlisted)
Flag:                             111 (30 officers, 81 enlisted)
Helicopters:                One LAMPS (Light Airborn Multi-Purpose System) Kaman SH-2
Missiles:                      One Dual railed Mk 10 Mod 7 launcher for Terrier/Standard-ER SAM 
                                       Magazine capacity = 60 combined Terrier and ASROC)
                                       Eight Harpoon SSM (Surface - surface missile)(2 quad canisters Mk 141)
Guns:                          One 5-inch 54-caliber Dual purpose Mk 42
                                       Two 20-mm Phalanx CIWS (Close In WeaponsSystem) Mk 15 (2-multibarrel)
                                       Two 3-inch 50-caliber single barreled (replaced by Harpoon - 1976)
ASW Weapons:        ASROC launched from Mk 10 missile launcher
                                       Two triple tube Mk 32 torpedo mounts (removed in mid 70's)
Radars:                        SPS-10F Surface search (replaced by SPS-67 in 1991)
                                       SPS-40 Air seach (replaced by SPS-49 in 1991)
                                       SPS-48 3-D search
Sonars:                        SQS-26BX bow mounted sonar
Fire Control:               One MK 14 Weapons Direction System
                                       One Mk 114 AWS Fire Control System
                                       One Mk 76 Mod 9 missile fire control system using 2 SPG-55B radars
                                       One Mk 68 Gun Fire Control System with SPG-53F radar (5" gun)
                                       Two Manual visual directors for 3" 50 caliber guns
EW System:               One SLQ-32 Electronic Warfare Suite
                                      SLQ-25 Nixie towed torpedo decoy
                                      Chaffroc - rocket deployed chaff dispensers


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