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USS Goldsborough was a Charles F. Adams-class guided missile armed destroyer laid down on January 3, 1961 and launched on December 9, the same year. It was commissioned on November 9, 1963 with the hull number DDG-20 and served in the US Navy for 30 years until it was decommissioned on April 29, 1993. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 354 people on board and had the main missions in Pearl Harbor, Sydney, Hawaii, Yokosuka, Viet Cong, Hong Kong, the Gulf of Tonkin or the Indian Ocean. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on April 29, 1993 and sold to Australia the same year.