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U.S.S. PRINCETON

(CG-59)

HONOR AND GLORY

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USS PRINCETON (CG-59) - a Ticonderoga-class cruiser

In Commission 1989 to Present

CG-59 Deployments - Major Events

Add a CG-59 Shellback Initiation Add a CG-59 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT1986-Keel Date: 15 OCT 1986
at Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula MS
OCT1987-Launch Date: 2 OCT 1987
FEB1989-Commissioned: 11 FEB 1989
DEC1990-Shellback Initiation - 18 DEC 1990 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1991-JAN1992RIMPAC
FEB1991-JUL1991Desert Storm
MAY1991- Shellback Initiation - 4 MAY 1991 - Pacific Ocean
NOV1993- Shellback Initiation - 21 NOV 1993 - Pacific Ocean
APR1995-OCT1995West Pac
SEP1995- Shellback Initiation - 18 SEP 1995 - Pacific Ocean
MAY1996-JUL1996RIMPAC
JAN1997-JUN1997South Pac/ Drug OPS with Coast Guard
MAY1998-JUL1998RIMPAC
NOV1998-MAY1999West Pac
JUL2001-JAN2002Enduring Freedom
APR2003-DEC2003Iraqi Freedom
OCT2003-Shellback Initiation - 12 OCT 2003 - Indian Ocean
SEP2005-Shellback Initiation - 30 SEP 2005 - Indian Ocean
JUN2010-DEC2010West Pac
NOV2010-NOV2010West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
NOV2010-Shellback Initiation - 16 NOV 2010 - Atlantic Ocean

CG-59 General Specifications

Class: Ticonderoga-class cruiser

Named for: Battle of Princeton

Complement: 33 Officers and 357 Enlisted

Displacement: 9600 tons

Length: 567 feet

Beam: 55 feet

Flank Speed: 32 Knots