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Destroyer Leaders DL

Class

Ship(s) (year of commissioning)

 

 

Norfolk (1 ship)

DL 1 USS Norfolk (1953)

 

 

Mitscher (4 ships)

INFO Mitscher class Destroyer Leader / DL

 

DL 2 USS Mitscher (1953) converted to DDG 35

 

DL 3 USS John S. McCain (1953) converted to DDG 36

 

DL 4 USS Willis A. Lee (1954)

 

DL 5 USS Wilkinson (1954)

 

 

 

 

Guided Missile Destroyer Leaders DLG

Class

Ship(s) (year of commissioning)

 

 

Farragut (10 ships)

INFO Farragut (Coontz) class Guided Missile Destroyer Leader / DLG

 

note: all Farragut (Coontz) class DLG's were reclassified to DDG's on June 30, 1975

 

DLG 6 USS Farragut (1960) reclassified to DDG 37

 

DLG 7 USS Luce (1961) reclassified to DDG 38

 

DLG 8 USS MacDonough (1961) reclassified to DDG 39

 

DLG 9 USS Coontz (1960) reclassified to DDG 40

 

DLG 10 USS King (1960) reclassified to DDG 41

 

DLG 11 USS Mahan (1960) reclassified to DDG 42

 

DLG 12 USS Dahlgren (1961) reclassified to DDG 43

 

DLG 13 USS William V. Pratt (1961) reclassified to DDG 44

 

DLG 14 USS Dewey (1959) reclassified to DDG 45

 

DLG 15 USS Preble (1960) reclassified to DDG 46

 

 

Leahy (9 ships)

INFO Leahy class Guided Missile Destroyer Leader / DLG

 

note: all Leahy class DLG's were reclassified to Guided Missile Cruisers (CG) on June 30, 1975

 

DLG 16 USS Leahy (1962) reclassified to CG 16

 

DLG 17 USS Harry E. Yarnell (1963) reclassified to CG 17

 

DLG 18 USS Worden (1963) reclassified to CG 18

 

DLG 19 USS Dale (1963) reclassified to CG 19

 

DLG 20 USS Richmond K. Turner (1964) reclassified to CG 20

 

DLG 21 USS Gridley (1963) reclassified to CG 21

 

DLG 22 USS England (1963) reclassified to CG 22

 

DLG 23 USS Halsey (1963) reclassified to CG 23

 

DLG 24 USS Reeves (1964) reclassified to CG 24

 

 

Belknap (9 ships)

INFO Belknap class Guided Missile Destroyer Leader / DLG

 

note: all Belknap class DLG's were reclassified to Guided Missile Cruisers (CG) on June 30, 1975

 

DLG 26 USS Belknap (1964) reclassified to CG 26

 

DLG 27 USS Josephus Daniels (1965) reclassified to CG 27

 

DLG 28 USS Wainwright (1966) reclassified to CG 28

 

DLG 29 USS Jouett (1966) reclassified to CG 29

 

DLG 30 USS Horne (1967) reclassified to CG 30

 

DLG 31 USS Sterett (1967) reclassified to CG 31

 

DLG 32 USS William H. Standley (1966) reclassified to CG 32

 

DLG 33 USS Fox (1966) reclassified to CG 33

 

DLG 34 USS Biddle (1967) reclassified to CG 34

 

 

 

 

Guided Missile Destroyer Leaders DLGN

Class

Ship(s) (year of commissioning)

 

 

Bainbridge (1 ship)

DLGN 25 USS Bainbridge (1962) reclassified to CGN 25

 

 

Truxtun (1 ship)

DLGN 35 USS Truxtun (1967) reclassified to CGN 35

 

 

California (2 ships)

INFO California class Guided Missile Destroyer Leader / DLGN

 

note: all California class DLGN's were reclassified to Guided Missile Cruisers (CGN) on June 30, 1975

 

DLGN 36 USS California (1974) reclassified to CGN 36

 

DLGN 37 USS South Carolina (1975) reclassified to CGN 37

 

 

Virginia (4 ships)

INFO Virginia class Guided Missile Destroyer Leader / DLGN

 

note: all Virginia class DLGN's were reclassified to Guided Missile Cruisers (CGN) on June 30, 1975

 

DLGN 38 USS Virginia (1976) reclassified to CGN 38

 

DLGN 39 USS Texas (1977) reclassified to CGN 39

 

DLGN 40 USS Mississippi (1978) reclassified to CGN 40

 

DLGN 41 USS Arkansas (1980) reclassified to CGN 41

 

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