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U.S.S. FITZGERALD

(DDG-62)

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USS FITZGERALD (DDG-62) - an Arleigh Burke class destroyer

In Commission 1995 to Present

DDG-62 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DDG-62 Shellback Initiation Add a DDG-62 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB1993-Keel Date: 9 FEB 1993
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
JAN1994-Launch Date: 29 JAN 1994
OCT1995-Commissioned: 14 OCT 1995
FEB1997-AUG1997West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
APR1999- Shellback Initiation - 20 APR 1999 - Pacific Ocean
NOV2001- Shellback Initiation - 1 NOV 2001 - Indian Ocean
MAR2009-SEP2009Middle Pacific
JAN2010-JAN2011West Pac

DDG-62 General Specifications

Named for: Lieutenant William Charles Fitzgerald

Complement: 33 Officers and 258 Enlisted

Length: 505 feet

Beam: 66 feet

Draft: 31 feet

Flank Speed: 30+ knots