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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
JUN1984-Keel Date: 6 JUN 1984
at Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula MS
AUG1985-Launch Date: 22 AUG 1985
FEB1987-FEB1987Commisioning
FEB1987-Commissioned: 21 FEB 1987
FEB1987-Commisioning
APR1989-AUG1989Mediterranean-Indian Ocean
JUN1989-JUN1989Transit of the Suez Canal
JUL1989-Shellback Initiation - 12 JUL 1989 - Atlantic Ocean
JUL1989-Shellback Initiation - 12 JUL 1989 - Indian Ocean
AUG1990-MAY1991Desert Shield & Desert Storm
OCT1993-MAR1994West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUN1994-JUL1994RIMPAC
AUG1995- Shellback Initiation - 14 AUG 1995 - Pacific Ocean
AUG1995-Shellback Initiation - 14 AUG 1995 - Pacific Ocean
AUG1995-DEC1995West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUL2002-APR2003West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUN2004-DEC2004West Pac
JUN2004-DEC2004West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
DEC2005-JUL2006west pac
DEC2005-JUN2006West Pac
DEC2005-JUN2006west pac
JUN2008-JAN2009West Pac
AUG2011-SEP2011Mediterranean-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