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U.S.S. ROSS

(DDG-71)

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USS ROSS (DDG-71) - an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer

In Commission 1997 to Present

DDG-71 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DDG-71 Shellback Initiation Add a DDG-71 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR 1995 - Keel Date: 10 APR 1995
at Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula MS
MAR 1996 - Launch Date: 22 MAR 1996
JUN 1997 - Commissioned: 28 JUN 1997
MAR 1999 - SEP 1999 Maiden Deployment - Mediteranian - Operaion
MAR 2001 - MAY 2001 BALTOPS
OCT 2001 - APR 2002 Mediterranean
MAR 2004 - MAY 2004 BALTOPS
JAN 2006 - JAN 2006 UNITAS

DDG-71 General Specifications

Class: Arleigh Burke-class destroyer

Named for: Captain Donald K. Ross

Complement: 33 Officers and 258 Enlisted

Length: 505 feet

Beam: 66 feet

Draft: 31 feet

Range: 4 400 nautical miles