Mexican Navy – Destroyers


ARM Netzahualcóyotl D-102 (1982-2014) Gearing class upgraded to FRAM I class formerly USS Steinaker DD-863 (1945-1982) LOA 390′ / 118.9 m TDISP 3,700 tons. Current status unknown as of 2020, to be sunk as an artificial reef.

ARM Netzahualcóyotl D-102 Pacific Ocean, 2005 US Navy Official Photographer’s Mate Christopher D. Blachly, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
USS Steinaker NHHC USN 1056417
USS Steinaker DDR-863, coming alongside USS Canberra for a May 1961 transfer. This is her pre-FRAM appearance, showing the remarkable transformation in these wartime ships over their long careers Courtesy of the Naval History and Heritage Command USN 1056417

ARM Netzahualcóyotl Manzanillo 2009ARM Netzahualcóyotl Manzanillo 2015

ARM Cuitláhuac E-02 Fletcher Class (1970-2001) formerly USS John Rodgers DD-574 (1943-1968) LOA 377′ / 114.9 m TDISP 2,050 tons Pacific War veteran of several USN engagements. Scrapped in the port of Lázaro Cárdenas 2010-2011 after efforts to save it and bring it back to the States failed. 

USS John Rodgers DD-574 NHHC 19-N-79945-A
USS John Rodgers DD-574, Jan. 1945, Mare Island shipyards. Courtesy Naval History and Heritage Command 19-N-79945-A

ARM Cuitláhuac E-02 Fletcher Port of Lazaro Cardenas 2009

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