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U.S.S. TICONDEROGA

(CG-47)

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

In Commission 1983 to 2004

CG-47 Deployments - Major Events

Add a CG-47 Shellback Initiation Add a CG-47 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1980 - Keel Date: 21 JAN 1980
at Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula MS
JAN 1981 - Shellback Initiation - 1 JAN 1981 - Atlantic Ocean
APR 1981 - Launch Date: 25 APR 1981
JAN 1983 - Commissioned: 22 JAN 1983
MAY 1983 - JAN 1984 Mediterranean
MAY 1984 - Shellback Initiation - 5 MAY 1984 - Atlantic Ocean
MAR 1986 - SEP 1986 MED - Operations in Vicinity of Libya (OVL OPS)
SEP 1987 - MAR 1988 Operation Deep Freeze
SEP 1987 - MAR 1988 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
SEP 1987 - MAR 1988 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
DEC 1987 - Shellback Initiation - 2 DEC 1987 - Indian Ocean
MAR 1990 - SEP 1990 Med - Persian Gulf - Iraq Invades Kuwait
NOV 1991 - APR 1992 Desert Storm
MAY 1999 - SEP 1999 UNITAS
OCT 2003 - MAR 2004 UNITAS
SEP 2004 - 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]