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Nearchos 2002

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Κίμων [Kimon] (ex-Semmes) D218   Avondale Marine, USA 18.8.1960 20.5.1961 10.12.1962 // 12.9.1992 stricken 6.2004
Νέαρχος [Nearchos] (ex-Waddell) D219   Todd Pacific, Seattle, USA 6.2.1962 26.2.1963 28.8.1964 // 30.4.1993 stricken 7.2003
Φορμίων [Formion] (ex-Joseph Strauss) D220   New York SB, Camden, USA 27.12.1960 9.12.1961 20.4.1963 // 30.4.1993 stricken 7.2002
Θεμιστοκλῆς [Themistoklis] (ex-Berkeley) D221   New York SB, Camden, USA 29.8.1960 29.7.1961 15.12.1962 // 30.4.1993 stricken 2.2002


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

3570

Displacement full, t

4825

Length, m

128.0 wl 133.2 oa

Breadth, m

14.3

Draught, m

6.10 hull 8.30 over sonar

No of shafts

2

Machinery

D218, 220, 221: 2 sets General Electric geared steam turbines, 4 Combustion Engineering boilers

D219: 2 sets Westinghouse geared steam turbines, 4 Foster Wheeler boilers

Power, h. p.

70000

Max speed, kts

31.5

Fuel, t

oil 900

Endurance, nm(kts)6000(14)
Armament

D218, 219: 1 x 1 Harpoon SSM / Standard SM-1MR SAM (6 RGM-84A/C, 34 RIM-66), 1 x 8 ASROC ASuR (12 RUR-5), 2 x 1 - 127/54 Mk 42, 2 x 3 - 324 Mk 32 TT

D220, 221: 1 x 1 Harpoon SSM / Standard SM-1MR SAM (6 RGM-84A/C, 34 RIM-66), 1 x 8 ASROC ASuR (8 RUR-5), 2 x 1 - 127/54 Mk 42, 2 x 3 - 324 Mk 32 TT

Electronic equipment

D218, 220, 221: SPS-64(v), SPS-40D, SPS-10F, SPS-52B, 2x SPG-51C, SPG-53A radars, SQS-23A sonar, SLQ-32(v)2, SLQ-20, WLR-1 ECM suites, 4x Mk 36 SRBOC decoy RL, T-Mk 6 Fanfare torpedo decoy, NTDS CCS

D219: SPS-64(v), SPS-40D, SPS-10F, SPS-52B, 2x SPG-51C, SPG-53A radars, SQQ-23A sonar, SLQ-32(v)2, SLQ-20, WLR-1 ECM suites, 4x Mk 36 SRBOC decoy RL, T-Mk 6 Fanfare torpedo decoy, NTDS CCS

Complement340


Standard scale images


<i>Kimon </i>2000
Kimon 2000


Graphics


<i>Nearchos </i>2002
Nearchos 2002


Project history

Former USN Charles F. Adams class destroyers.

Modernizations

late 1990s, Kimon, Formion, Themistoklis: - SQS-23A sonar, NTDS CCS; + DE1191 sonar, STACOS CCS

late 1990s, Nearchos: - SQQ-23A sonar, NTDS CCS; + DE1191 sonar, STACOS CCS

Naval service

No significant events.