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U.S.S. MOBILE BAY

(CG-53)

FULL SPEED AHEAD

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USS MOBILE BAY (CG-53) - a Ticonderoga class cruiser

In Commission 1987 to Present

CG-53 Deployments - Major Events

Add a CG-53 Shellback Initiation Add a CG-53 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1984 - Keel Date: 6 JUN 1984
at Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula MS
AUG 1985 - Launch Date: 22 AUG 1985
FEB 1987 - Commisioning
FEB 1987 - Commissioned: 21 FEB 1987
APR 1989 - AUG 1989 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean
JUN 1989 - JUN 1989 Transit of the Suez Canal
JUL 1989 - Shellback Initiation - 12 JUL 1989 - Atlantic Ocean
JUL 1989 - Shellback Initiation - 12 JUL 1989 - Indian Ocean
AUG 1990 - MAY 1991 Desert Shield & Desert Storm
OCT 1993 - MAR 1994 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUN 1994 - JUL 1994 RIMPAC
AUG 1995 - Shellback Initiation - 14 AUG 1995 - Pacific Ocean
AUG 1995 - DEC 1995 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUL 2002 - APR 2003 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUN 2004 - DEC 2004 West Pac
JUN 2004 - DEC 2004 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
DEC 2005 - JUN 2006 west pac
DEC 2005 - JUN 2006 West Pac
DEC 2005 - JUL 2006 west pac
JUN 2008 - JAN 2009 West Pac
AUG 2011 - SEP 2011 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf

CG-53 General Specifications

Class: Ticonderoga class cruiser

Named for: Battle of Mobile Bay

Complement: 33 Officers and 357 Enlisted

Displacement: 9600 tons

Length: 567 feet

Beam: 55 feet

Flank Speed: 32 Knots