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U.S.S. BENFOLD

(DDG-65)

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USS BENFOLD (DDG-65) - an Arleigh Burke class destroyer

In Commission 1996 to Present

DDG-65 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DDG-65 Shellback Initiation Add a DDG-65 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP1993-Keel Date: 27 SEP 1993
at Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula MS
NOV1994-Launch Date: 9 NOV 1994
MAR1996-Commissioned: 30 MAR 1996
AUG1997-FEB1998Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
FEB2001- Shellback Initiation - 1 FEB 2001 - Indian Ocean
MAR2001- Shellback Initiation - 1 MAR 2001 - Indian Ocean
MAR2001-SEP2001West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUN2004-AUG2004South America
OCT2004-MAR2005West Pac-Indian Ocean
SEP2006-MAR2007West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
APR2007-MAY2007Alaska

DDG-65 General Specifications

Class: Arleigh Burke class destroyer

Named for: USN Hospital Corpsman Edward Clyde Benfold

Complement: 33 Officers and 258 Enlisted

Length: 505 feet

Beam: 66 feet

Draft: 31 feet

Range: 4 400 nautical miles