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Vogelgesang

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DD-862 USS VOGELGESANG

CLASS - GEARING As Built.
Displacement 3460 Tons (Full), Dimensions, 390' 6"(oa) x 40' 10" x 14' 4" (Max)
Armament 6 x 5"/38AA (3x2), 12 x 40mm AA, 11 x 20mm AA, 10 x 21" tt.(2x5).
Machinery, 60,000 SHP; General Electric Geared Turbines, 2 screws
Speed, 36.8 Knots, Range 4500 NM@ 20 Knots, Crew 336.
Operational and Building Data
Laid down by Bethlehem Steel,Staten Island NY August 3 1944.
Launched January 15 1945 and commissioned April 28 1945.
Stricken February 24 1982.
 
To Mexico February 24 1982, renamed Quetzalcoatl.
Fate Still active in Mexican Navy as of May 1998.

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