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U.S.S. TICONDEROGA

(CG-47)

FIRST AEGIS CRUISE

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USS TICONDEROGA (CG-47) - a Ticonderoga-class cruiser

In Commission 1983 to 2004

CG-47 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN1961-JUL1961West Pac
JAN1980-Keel Date: 21 JAN 1980
at Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula MS
JAN1981-Shellback Initiation - 1 JAN 1981 - Atlantic Ocean
APR1981-Launch Date: 25 APR 1981
JAN1983-Commissioned: 22 JAN 1983
MAY1983-JAN1984Mediterranean
MAY1984-Shellback Initiation - 5 MAY 1984 - Atlantic Ocean
MAR1986-SEP1986MED - Operations in Vicinity of Libya (OVL OPS)
SEP1987-MAR1988Operation Deep Freeze
SEP1987-MAR1988North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
SEP1987-MAR1988Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
DEC1987-Shellback Initiation - 2 DEC 1987 - Indian Ocean
MAR1990-SEP1990Med - Persian Gulf - Iraq Invades Kuwait
SEP1991-APR1992Desert Storm
NOV1991-APR1992Desert Storm
MAR1995-SEP1995Mediterranean
MAY1999-SEP1999UNITAS
OCT2003-MAR2004UNITAS
SEP2004-Decommissioned: 30 SEP 2004

CG-47 General Specifications

Class: Ticonderoga-class cruiser

Complement: 387 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 9600 tons

Length: 567 feet

Beam: 55 feet

Draft: 34 feet

Final Disposition: Naval Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility Philadelphia



USS TICONDEROGA (CG-47)



The fifth Ticonderoga (CG-47) was laid down on 21 January 1980 at Pascagoula, Miss., by the Ingalls Shipbuilding Division of Litton Industries and was scheduled to be launched in March 1981. Her projected delivery date was January 1983.

[Note: The above USS TICONDEROGA (CG-47) history may, or may not, contain text provided by crew members of the USS TICONDEROGA (CG-47), or by other non-crew members, and text from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships]