U.S.S. MONTEREY

(CG-61)

ROUGH IN BATTLE
READY IN PEACE

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USS MONTEREY (CG-61) - a Ticonderoga class guided missile cruiser

In Commission 1990 to Present

CG-61 Deployments - Major Events

Add a CG-61 Shellback Initiation Add a CG-61 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG 1987 - Keel Date: 19 AUG 1987
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
OCT 1988 - Launch Date: 23 OCT 1988
JUN 1990 - Commissioned: 16 JUN 1990
JAN 1991 - Shellback Initiation - 1 JAN 1991 - Atlantic Ocean
DEC 1991 - JUN 1992 Mediterranean
JUL 1993 - AUG 1993 in the 1993 Yinhe debacle
AUG 1995 - FEB 1996 Mediterranean
SEP 1999 - MAR 2000 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUN 2007 - APR 2008 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean
JAN 2011 - AUG 2011 Mediterranean

CG-61 General Specifications

Class: Ticonderoga class guided missile cruiser

Named for: Battle of Monterrey

Complement: 33 Officers and 357 Enlisted

Displacement: 9600 tons

Length: 567 feet

Beam: 55 feet

Flank Speed: 32 Knots