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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
OCT 1986 - Keel Date: 15 OCT 1986
at Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula MS
OCT 1987 - Launch Date: 2 OCT 1987
FEB 1989 - Commissioned: 11 FEB 1989
DEC 1990 - Shellback Initiation - 18 DEC 1990 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1991 - JAN 1992 RIMPAC
FEB 1991 - JUL 1991 Desert Storm
MAY 1991 - Shellback Initiation - 4 MAY 1991 - Pacific Ocean
NOV 1993 - Shellback Initiation - 21 NOV 1993 - Pacific Ocean
MAY 1996 - JUL 1996 RIMPAC
JAN 1997 - JUN 1997 South Pac/ Drug OPS with Coast Guard
MAY 1998 - JUL 1998 RIMPAC
NOV 1998 - MAY 1999 West Pac
JUL 2001 - JAN 2002 Enduring Freedom
APR 2003 - DEC 2003 Iraqi Freedom
OCT 2003 - Shellback Initiation - 12 OCT 2003 - Indian Ocean
SEP 2005 - Shellback Initiation - 30 SEP 2005 - Indian Ocean
JUN 2010 - DEC 2010 West Pac
NOV 2010 - Shellback Initiation - 16 NOV 2010 - Atlantic Ocean
NOV 2010 - NOV 2010 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf

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