U.S.S. MAHAN

(DDG-72)

BUILT TO FIGHT

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USS MAHAN (DDG-72) - an Arleigh Burke class destroyer

In Commission 1998 to Present

DDG-72 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG 1995 - Keel Date: 17 AUG 1995
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
JUN 1996 - Launch Date: 29 JUN 1996
FEB 1998 - Commissioned: 14 FEB 1998
MAR 2000 - AUG 2000 Mediterranean
JUN 2002 - DEC 2002 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
OCT 2006 - NOV 2006 NEPTUNE WARRIOR
JAN 2007 - JUL 2007 SNMG-1
SEP 2008 - APR 2009 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
NOV 2010 - JUN 2011 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
FEB 2011 - Shellback Initiation - 1 FEB 2011 - Indian Ocean

DDG-72 General Specifications

Class: Arleigh Burke class destroyer

Named for: Alfred Thayer Mahan

Complement: 33 Officers and 258 Enlisted

Length: 505 feet

Beam: 66 feet

Draft: 31 feet

Range: 4 400 nautical miles