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U.S.S. COWPENS

(CG-63)

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USS COWPENS (CG-63) - a Ticonderoga-class cruiser

In Commission 1991 to Present

CG-63 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC1987-Keel Date: 23 DEC 1987
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
MAR1989-Launch Date: 11 MAR 1989
MAR1991-Commissioned: 9 MAR 1991
MAR1991-Panama Canal
NOV1992-MAY1993West Pac
JUN1994-DEC1994West Pac
OCT1996-APR1997West Pac
MAY1998-NOV1998Desert Shield
JUL2000-JUN2009Homeport Shift - Forward Deployed Naval Forces Yokosuka Japan

CG-63 General Specifications

Class: Ticonderoga-class cruiser

Named for: The Battle of Cowpens

Complement: 33 Officers and 357 Enlisted

Displacement: 9600 tons

Length: 567 feet

Beam: 55 feet

Flank Speed: 32 Knots