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Leahy Class Guided Missile Cruisers: DLG/CG-16 to 24
Model featured: CG-16 USS Leahy
- circa 1990 -

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Leahy Class specifications

Length

533 feet
Beam 55 feet
Displacement 5,600 tons, 7,800 tons full load
Power Plant Four 1200 psi boilers, 2 geared turbines
Screws + SHP 2 shafts 85,000 SHP total
Speed 34 knots
Complement 27 Officers and 428 Enlisted men
Aircraft None - hover area only
Armament Standard Missiles (ER)
ASROC from box launcher
8 Harpoon from 2 quad launchers
6  torpedoes from 2 triple tube mounts
2 - 20mm Phalanx CIWS
Combat Systems SPS-48 3D and SPS-49 Air Search Radars
SPS-10 Surface Search Radar or
SPS-67 Surface Search Radar
Any Leahy Class Cruiser - custom model

Scale 1:280 / 23"
Price: $1599

1/3 deposit $533

Scale 1:220 / 29"
Price: $1860

1/3 deposit $620

Scale 1:192 / 34"
Price: $2199

1/3 deposit $733

We'll contact you for details after you order.

Prices include free world-wide shipping

Fully assembled museum quality wooden desk-top display models custom built as to your designated circa including flagging and personalized brass plate.

The Leahy-class were "double-end" Guided Missile Destroyer Leaders (DLG), which were reclassified as Guided Missile Cruisers (CG) in 1975. The class was given an Anti-Aircraft Warfare (AAW) upgrade during the late 1960's and early 1970's with Terrier launchers modified to fire either Terrier or Standard missiles. Additionally the 3" guns were replaced by eight Harpoon missiles and two Phalanx CIWS were added.

All were further upgraded under the late-1980's New Threat Upgrade (NTU) program which included combat system capability improvements to the ship's Air Search Radars, Fire Control Radars and Combat Direction System. These improvements provided an accurate means of coordinating the engagement of multiple air targets with SM-2 Extended Range missiles. During the NTU overhaul, all spaces were renovated, berthing and food service areas were refurbished and the engineering plant was fully overhauled.

The entire class was taken out of service in the early 1990's, stricken and transferred to the Maritime Administration for disposal.

Leahy Class Guided Missile Cruisers
Ship Commissioned Decommissioned
CG-16 Leahy 1962 1993
CG-17 Harry E. Yarnell 1963 1993
CG-18 Worden 1963 1993
CG-19 Dale 1963 1994
CG-20 Richard Turner 1964 1995
CG-21 Gridley 1963 1994
CG-22 England 1963 1994
CG-23 Halsey 1963 1994
CG-24 Reeves 1964 1993

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