USS COCHRANE was the 20th CHARLES F. ADAMS-class guided missile destroyer and was last homeported in Yokosuka, Japan. COCHRANE was stricken from the Navy list on November 20, 1992, and was subsequently berthed at Pearl Harbor, HI. The destroyer was sold to Brownsville International Shipbreaking Corp, Tx., for scrapping.
|General Characteristics:||Awarded: March 25, 1960|
|Keel laid: July 31, 1961|
|Launched: July 18, 1962|
|Commissioned: March 21, 1964|
|Decommissioned: October 1, 1990|
|Builder: Puget Sound Bridge and Drydock, Seattle, Wash.|
|Propulsion system:4 - 1200 psi boilers; 2 geared turbines|
|Length: 437 feet (133.2 meters)|
|Beam: 47 feet (14.3 meters)|
|Draft: 20 feet (6.1 meters)|
|Displacement: approx. 4,500 tons|
|Speed: 31+ knots|
|Armament: two Mk 42 5-inch/54 caliber guns, |
|Crew: 24 officers and 330 enlisted|
This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS COCHRANE. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.
USS COCHRANE Cruise Books:
USS COCHRANE Image Gallery:
The photos below are official US Navy photos taken on June 1, 1991. They show four CHARLES F. ADAMS - class ships laid up at the Pearl Harbor Naval Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility. On the first photo one can see (from left to right): HOEL (DDG 13), JOSEPH STRAUSS (DDG 16), HENRY B. WILSON (DDG 7), and COCHRANE. The second photo is a close-up of the COCHRANE.