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U.S.S. YORKTOWN

(CG-48)

VICTORY IS OUR TRADITION

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USS YORKTOWN (CG-48) - a Ticonderoga-class cruiser

In Commission 1984 to 2004

CG-48 Deployments - Major Events

Add a CG-48 Shellback Initiation Add a CG-48 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT1981-Keel Date: 19 OCT 1981
at Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula MS
JAN1983-Launch Date: 17 JAN 1983
JUL1984-Commissioned: 4 JUL 1984
AUG1985-APR1986Med - Black Sea - Achille Lauro hijacking
JUL1987-MAR1988Med - Black Sea - Collision with Russian frigate
OCT1989-APR1990Mediterranean
MAY1991-DEC1991Operation Provide Comfort
JUL1993-Shellback Initiation - 23 JUL 1993 - Atlantic Ocean
AUG1993-AUG1993Dependents Cruise
AUG1994-FEB1995Mediterranean
SEP1996-Homeport changed to Pascagoula Mississippi
OCT1999-FEB2000Counter-Drug Op Deployment
DEC1999-Shellback Initiation - 19 DEC 1999 - Pacific Ocean
FEB2002-APR2002UNITAS
JUL2002-Shellback Initiation - 16 JUL 2002 - Pacific Ocean
FEB2004-SEP2004Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
DEC2004-Decommissioned: 10 DEC 2004

CG-48 General Specifications

Class: Ticonderoga-class cruiser

Complement: 33 Officers and 357 Enlisted

Displacement: 9600 tons

Length: 567 feet

Beam: 55 feet

Draft: 23 feet

Final Disposition: In reserve at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard Philadelphia Pennsylvania scheduled for scrapping within the next five yea