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Comparison of two U.S. Navy Gearing-class destroyers after delivery and after the Fleet Fleet Rehabilitation and Modernization (FRAM) I refit in the early 1960s.
USS Sarsfield (DD-837) is shown off Boston, Massachusetts (USA), on 23 August 1945, about three weeks after her commissioning. She features three 12.7 cm/38 twin mounts, 16 40 mm Bofors AA guns and 5 53.3 cm torpedo tubes between the funnels.
USS Rowan (DD-782) is underway in the Western Pacific, circa early 1965, after her FRAM I refit: she has two 12.7 cm mounts, Mk 32 torpedo launchers, SPS-37 radar, ASROC launcher between the funnels and DASH hangar and flight deck aft.

Date , circa 1965
date QS:P,+1965-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
Source Official U.S. Navy photographs 19-N-87330 (USS Sarsfield) and NH 103509-KN (USS Rowan).
Author USN
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