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U.S.S. BUNKER HILL

(CG-52)

Tip Of The Sword

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

In Commission 1986 to Present

CG-52 Deployments - Major Events

Add a CG-52 Shellback Initiation Add a CG-52 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1943 - JAN 1945 West Pac
JAN 1984 Keel Date: 11 JAN 1984
at Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula MS
MAR 1985 Launch Date: 11 MAR 1985
SEP 1986 Commissioned: 20 SEP 1986
AUG 1987 - JAN 1988 West Pac
OCT 1989 - Shellback Initiation - 15 OCT 1989 - Indian Ocean
SEP 1990 - JAN 1991 Desert Shield
JAN 1991 - APR 1991 Desert Storm
APR 1992 - Shellback Initiation - 21 APR 1992 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1993 - JUN 1993 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
AUG 2000 - Shellback Initiation - 27 AUG 2000 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 2001 - JAN 2002 West Pac
SEP 2006 - MAR 2007 West Pac
JAN 2007 - JAN 2008 West Pac
JAN 2010 - APR 2010 South 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]