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Typhon DLGN Specifications

The Scheme H Typhon ["Full Cruiser"] was the most powerfully armed Typhon proposal put forth, with four Typhon launchers and a massive 10,000 element SPG-59, as well as full flag facilities. Scheme F Typhon DLGN of 1961 deleted the third Typhon MR launcher and used the smaller 3,400 element SPG-59, which sort of left you wondering why they placed a weapon (Typhon LR) which could not be used to it's maximum efficiency on this hull. SCB 227 of September 1961 was another attempt by BuShips to produce a Typhon-equipped ship that was satisfactory to McNamara. The hull was lengthened to allow her to reach the required 30 knot speed for a fleet AAW escort. SCB 240.65 for FY 65 was BuShip's final effort to get a Typhon-equipped ship built. DASH Capability was deleted from this version. When McNamara refused to build it, the Typhon program finally died.

Scheme H Typhon Full Cruiser Scheme F Typhon DLGN
DIMENSIONS
Length 675 feet (xxx m) 580 feet (xxx m)
Beam 74 feet (xx m) 61 feet (xx m)
Draft 30 feet (xx m) 30 feet (xx m)
Full Load Displacement 16,100 tons 9,700 tons
Crew 79 officers, 1,040 men
PROPULSION
Type Redesigned C1W Plant (Nuclear) Nuclear
Top Speed 30 knots 28~ knots
Endurance Unlimited Unlimited
EQUIPMENT
Armament
  • 1 x Typhon LR Launcher (60 missiles, includes ASROC)
  • 3 x Typhon MR Launcher (120 missiles)
  • 2 x 5"/38 Guns
  • 1 x Typhon LR Launcher (60 missiles, bow, includes ASROC)
  • 2 x Typhon MR Launcher (1 bow, 1 stern, 40 missiles each)
  • 2 x 5"/38 Guns (Amidships, One to Port, one to Starboard)
  • Electronics Fit
  • SQS-26 Sonar
  • SPG-59 (10,000 Elements)
  • SPS-43A Air Search Radar
  • SQS-26 Sonar
  • SPG-59 (3,400 Elements)
  • SPS-43A Air Search Radar
  • Aviation
  • Hangar for 3 x DASH Drones or 1 x HU2K Helo
  • Hangar for 3 x DASH Drones or 1 x HU2K Helo
  • SCB 227 (September 1961)SCB 240.65 (FY 65)
    Length (Waterline) 600 feet (xxx m) 650 feet (xxx m)
    Beam 62 feet (xx m) 64 feet (xx m)
    Draft 20 ft 6 inch (xx m) 21 feet (xx m)
    Light Displacement 9,951 tons 10,000 tons
    Full Load Displacement 10,900 tons 12,000 tons
    Crew 601 men 743 men
    PROPULSION
    Type Nuclear
    Top Speed 30.25 knots
    Sustained Top Speed 29.15 knots
    Endurance Unlimited
    EQUIPMENT
    Armament
  • 1 x Typhon LR Launcher (60 missiles, bow, includes ASROC)
  • 2 x Typhon MR Launchers (1 bow, 1 stern, 40 missiles each)
  • 1 x 5"/38 Gun (Aft)
  • 2 x Mk 32 TT
  • 2 x Mk 25 TT
  • Electronics Fit
  • SQS-26 Sonar
  • SPG-59 (3,400 Elements)
  • SPS-43A Air Search Radar
  • SQS-26/VDS Sonar
  • SPG-59 (3,400 Elements)
  • SPS-49 Air Search Radar
  • Aviation
  • Hangar for 3 x DASH Drones or 1 x HU2K Helo


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