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County Class (1962) DDG Specification 

Crew :

471. To County  Class (1962) DDG Ships :
Displacement : 6,800 tons full load.

Dimensions :

521ft 6in x 54ft x 20ft 6in;
(158.9m x 16.4m x 6.3m)
Range : ?

Sensors :

Type 992Q/993 surface radar;
Type 901 Seaslug tracker radar
Type 965 air search radar;
Type 277/278 air search radar;
Type 903/904 radar tracker;
Type 170 sonar;
Type 174/177 sonar (replaced by Type 184).
Aircraft :  1 x Westland Wessex helicopter with homing torpedoes and dipping sonar.
Armament : 4/6 x 4.5 in guns in twin turrets;
B turret removed later in second group and replaced with 4 x Exocet missiles;
1 x single or twin Seaslug missile launcher;
2 x quad SeaCat missile launcher (second group);
Helicopter launched homing torpedoes;
2 x 20mm guns.
Power plant : Twin shaft, COSAG;
Geared steam turbines;
2 x Babcock and Wilcox boilers, 30,000 shp;
4 x Rolls Royce Olympus G6 gas turbines, 30,000 shp.

Max Speed :

30 kts.
This page last edited - 10 May, 2013.

Copyright Ian M King, except where otherwise indicated.