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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
DEC 1987 - Keel Date: 23 DEC 1987
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
MAR 1989 - Launch Date: 11 MAR 1989
MAR 1991 - Commissioned: 9 MAR 1991
MAR 1991 - Panama Canal
NOV 1992 - MAY 1993 West Pac
JUN 1994 - DEC 1994 West Pac
OCT 1996 - APR 1997 West Pac
MAY 1998 - NOV 1998 Desert Shield
JUL 2000 - JUN 2009 Homeport 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