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Themistoklis 1980

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Θεμιστοκλῆς [Themistoklis] (ex-Frank Knox) D210   Bath Iron Wks, USA 8.5.1944 17.9.1944 11.12.1944 // 30.1.1971 deleted 8.1992
Κανάρης [Kanaris] (ex-Stickell) D212   Consolidated, Orange, USA 5.1.1945 16.6.1945 26.9.1945 // 1.7.1972 deleted 1994
Κουντουριώτης [Kountouriotis] (ex-Rupertus) D213   Bethlehem, Quincy, USA 2.5.1945 21.9.1945 8.3.1946 // 10.7.1973 deleted 1995
Σαχτούρης [Sachtouris] (ex-Arnold J. Isbell) D214   Bethlehem, Staten I, Port Richmond, USA 14.3.1945 6.8.1945 5.1.1946 // 4.12.1973 deleted 1993
Τομπάζης [Tompazis] (ex-Gurke) D215   Todd-Pacific, Seattle, USA 1.7.1944 15.4.1945 5.12.1945 // 17.3.1977 deleted 1.1997
Αποστόλης [Apostolis] (ex-Charles P. Cecil) D216   Bath Iron Wks, USA 2.12.1944 22.2.1945 29.6.1945 // 2.8.1980 deleted 1993
Κριεζής [Kriezis] (ex-Myles C. Fox) D217   Bath Iron Wks, USA 14.8.1944 13.1.1945 20.3.1945 // 8.7.1981 deleted 1993


Technical data


Data variantD210 D212-217
Displacement standard, t2425

2425

Displacement full, t

3500

3500

Length, m

116.6 wl 119.0 oa

116.6 wl 119.0 oa

Breadth, m

12.5

12.5

Draught, m

4.45 hull 6.40 over sonar

4.45 hull 6.40 over sonar

No of shafts

2

2

Machinery

2 sets General Electric geared steam turbines, 4 Babcock & Wilcox boilers

2 sets General Electric geared steam turbines, 4 Babcock & Wilcox boilers

Power, h. p.

60000

60000

Max speed, kts

30

30

Fuel, t

oil 650

oil 650

Endurance, nm(kts)4800(15)

4800(15)

Armament

3 x 2 - 127/38 Mk 38, 6 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 10, 2 x 3 - 324 Mk 32 TT, 2 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog Mk 11 ASWRL

1 х 8 ASROC ASuR (14 RUR-5), 2 x 2 - 127/38 Mk 38, 2 x 3 - 324 Mk 32 TT, 1 DCR

Electronic equipment

Decca nav., SPS-10, SPS-29, Mk 25 radars, SQS-23, SQA-10 VDS sonars, WLR-1 ECM suite

D212: Decca nav., SPS-10, SPS-29, Mk 25 radars, SQS-23D sonar, WLR-1, ULQ-6 decoy RL

D213, 214: Decca nav., SPS-10, SPS-40, Mk 25 radars, SQS-23D sonar, WLR-1, ULQ-6 decoy RL

D215, 216: LN-66, SPS-10, SPS-29, Mk 25 radars, SQS-23D sonar, WLR-1, ULQ-6 decoy RL

Complement269

274



Standard scale images


<i>Themistoklis </i>1975
Themistoklis 1975
<i>Sachtouris </i>1980
Sachtouris 1980
<i>Kanaris </i>1980
Kanaris 1980
<i>Themistoklis </i>1990
Themistoklis 1990
<i>Kanaris </i>1990
Kanaris 1990


Graphics


<i>Themistoklis </i>1980
Themistoklis 1980
<i>Kountouriotis </i>1979
Kountouriotis 1979


Project history

Former USN Gearing class destroyers, received a FRAM II (first) and FRAM I (others) modernizaton.

Modernizations

1978, Themistoklis: + hangar and 1 helicopter (Alouette III)

late 1970s, Kanaris, Kountouriotis, Sachtouris, Tompazis, 1986, Apostolis, Kriezis:: + 1 x 1 - 76/62 OTO-Melara Compact, 1 x 1 - 40/70 Bofors 350, RTN-20X radar

1980, Themistoklis: - 6 x 1 - 20/70; + 2 x 2 - 30/75 Emerlec EX-30

1987-1988, Themistoklis, Apostolis, Kriezis: + 2 x 2 Redeye SAM (some FIM-43)

1987-1988, Kanaris, Kountouriotis, Sachtouris, Toumpazis: + 2 x 2 Harpoon SSM (4 RGM-84A), 2 x 2 Redeye SAM (some FIM-43)

Naval service

No significant events.