Length: 547' overall; 524' waterline.
Beam: 54' 9".
Draft: 11' 10".
Displacement: 5,409 long tons light; 7,890 long tons full load.
Propulsion machinery: geared steam turbines, 85,000 shp; 2 shafts.
Design speed: 32 knots.
Endurance: 7,100 nm @ 20 knots.
Design complement: 23 officers; 365 enlisted.
Nine ships were built. Big and beautiful, they were the most seaworthy and successful of the DLGs. With the exception of the nuclear-powered frigates named for states, they also proved to be the last, as their capabilities were approached by the smaller Charles F. Adams-class DDGs.
Sources: Bauer & Roberts, Friedman, Silverstone; Global Security.