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U.S.S. BUNKER HILL

(CG-52)

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USS BUNKER HILL (CG-52) - a Ticonderoga class cruiser

In Commission 1986 to Present

CG-52 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN1943-JAN1945West Pac
JAN1984-Keel Date: 11 JAN 1984
at Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula MS
MAR1985-Launch Date: 11 MAR 1985
SEP1986-Commissioned: 20 SEP 1986
AUG1987-JAN1988West Pac
OCT1989-Shellback Initiation - 15 OCT 1989 - Indian Ocean
SEP1990-JAN1991Desert Shield
JAN1991-APR1991Desert Storm
MAR1991-Shellback Initiation - 20 MAR 1991 - Indian Ocean
APR1992-Shellback Initiation - 21 APR 1992 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1993-JUN1993Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
AUG2000-Shellback Initiation - 27 AUG 2000 - Pacific Ocean
JAN2001-JAN2002West Pac
SEP2006-MAR2007West Pac
JAN2007-JAN2008West Pac
JAN2010-APR2010South America

CG-52 General Specifications

Class: Ticonderoga class cruiser

Named for: Battle of Bunker Hill

Complement: 33 Officers and 357 Enlisted

Displacement: 9600 tons

Length: 567 feet

Beam: 55 feet

Flank Speed: 32 Knots

Range: 6 000 nautical miles



USS BUNKER HILL (CG-52)



The second Bunker Hill (CG-52) was laid down on 11 January 1984 at Pascagoula, Miss., by the Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp.; launched without ceremony on 11 March 1985; christened on 13 April 1985; sponsored by Mrs. Walter T. Skallerup, Jr.; and commissioned 20 September 1986.

[Note: The above USS BUNKER HILL (CG-52) history may, or may not, contain text provided by crew members of the USS BUNKER HILL (CG-52), or by other non-crew members, and text from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships]