Destroyers DD / DLG / DDG
Kidd Class DDG LOA 563′ TDISP 9,500 tons (4 commissioned 1981-1982, retired from USN 1999, sold to Taiwan ca. 2005, still in service)
Spruance Class DDG LOA 563′ TDISP 8,000 tons (31, 1 active in special role)
USS Arthur W. Radford DD-968 (1977-2003) Sunk as artificial reef 2011 (upper vessel with distinctive mast used to test what would be installed on the San Antonio Class LPD)USS Paul F. Foster DD-964 (1976-2003), currently experimental self-defense test ship at Port Hueneme CA
Charles F. Adams Class DDG LOA 437′ TDISP 4,500 tons (23, 1 to be scrapped 1 modified design preserved in Germany)
Charles F. Adams class below an Oliver Hazzard Perry Class Frigate, Philadelphia.USS Charles F. Adams (1960-1990), Philadelphia Naval Yard, on hold for preservation, but now likely to be scrapped 2020Mölders D186 (1969-2003) Lütjens class modified Charles F. Adams variant preserved as Museum Ship Wilhelmshaven Germany
Farragut Class DDG LOA 512′ TDISP 5,600 tons (10, all retired and scrapped) service 1959-1993 originally classified as Destroyer Leaders (DLG) before 1975.
Forrest Sherman Class DD LOA 418′ TDISP 4,000 tons (18, 2 preserved)USS Barry DD-933 (1956-1982) Display Ship Washington Navy Yard, 1984-2015, 2016 returned to Philadelphia reserve fleet, to be scrapped. ASROC Anti-Submarine Launcher and Variable Depth Sonar installed quarterdeck and stern in 1968 (8 units became “Barry Class” variants).
USS Edson DD-946 (1958-1989) Bay City Michigan Museum Ship.
USS Turner Joy DD-951 (1959-1982) Museum Ship Bremerton WAGearing Class DD LOA 390′ TDISP 3,500 tons (98, 5 preserved)
ex-USS William R. Rush DD-714 (1945) transferred to South Korean Navy 1978 as ROKS Kang Won DD-922, decommissioned 2000, Museum ship until scrapped 2016.ex-USS Eversole DD-789 (1946) transferred to Turkey 1973 as TCG Gayret D–352, museum ship since 1995 with submarine TCG Hizirreis (ex-USS Gudgeon SS-567).ex-USS Everett F. Larson DD-830 (1945) transferred to South Korean Navy 1972 as ROKS Jeong Buk DD-916, decommissioned 1999, Museum ship at Gangneung Unification Park, South Korea.ex-USS Sarsfield DD-837 (1945) transferred to Republic of Chine (Taiwan) 1977 as ROCS Te Yang DDG-925 decommissioned 2005, Museum Ship Tainan City TaiwanUSS Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. DD-850 (1945-1973) Museum Ship, Battleship Cove, Fall River, MAex-USS Orleck DD-886 (1945) transferred to Turkey 1982 as TCG Yücetepe D-345, decommissioned and returned to US in 2000, Museum ship at Lake Charles LA since 2010ex-USS Steinaker DD-863 (1945-1982) transferred to Mexico as ARM Netzahualcóyotl D-102 (1982-2014) to be sunk as reef.
Allen M. Sumner Class DD LOA 376′ TDISP 2,200 tons (58, 1 preserved)
USS Laffey DD-724 (1944-1975) Museum Ship, Patriot’s Point SC
Fletcher Class DD LOA 376′ TDISP 2,500 tons (175, 4 preserved)
USS Kidd DD-661 (1943-1964) Museum ship / memorial Bâton Rouge LAHellenic Navy Velos ex-USS Charrette DD-581 (1943) transferred to Greece 1959. Service ended 1991. Museum ship since 1994 at Palaio Faliro, still in ceremonial commission
USS Cassin Young DD-793 (1943-1960) Museum ship Charleston Navy Yard MAUSS The Sullivans DD-537 (1943-1965) Museum Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park, Buffalo, NY
“4-stacker” Classes LOA ca. 315′, TDISP ca. 1,200 tons. The remarkable view, loaded from the San Francisco Public Library onto Google Earth, is a 1938 view of the piers. These two destroyers are most likely either Wickes or Clemson Class destroyers:
USS Thompson DD-305 Clemson-Class (1920 – 1930) grounded in shallows as target 1944, to be used for bombing practice. Located just South of San Mateo Bridge called the “South Bay Wreck”.
USS Corry DD-334 (1921 – 1929) partially dismantled 1930, beached, and abandoned. More information at Historicships blog.
Destroyer Escorts (DDE, DE)
Edsall Class DDE LOA 306′ TDISP 1,600 tons (85, 5 lost in combat, 1 preserved)
USS Stewart DE-238 (1942-1972), museum ship in Galveston TX since 1974
ex-USS Hurst DE-250 (1943) transferred to Mexican Navy 1973 as Commodoro Manuel Azueta decommissioned 2015 at Veracruz, sunk as artificial reef 2017
Cannon Class DE, LOA 306′ TDISP 1,600 tons (72, 3 preserved 1 active in Royal Thai Navy)USS McAnn DE-179 (1943) service in Brazil from 1944-1982 as Commandante Bauru Museum Ship Rio de JaneiroUSS Hemminger DE-746 (1944) transferred to Thailand 1959 as HTMS Pin Klao (DE-1), still in commission as ceremonial salute vessel.USS Slater DE-776 (1944) museum ship Albany NY, served with Greek Navy 1951-1991 as AetosBRP Rajah Humabon PS-11, ex-USS Atherton DE-169 (1943) transferred to Japan 1955 and 20 years later to the Philippine Navy, served until 2018, intended to become a museum ship at Sangley Point, Philippines.