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U.S.S. MASON

(DDG-87)

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USS MASON (DDG-87) - an Arleigh Burke class destroyer

In Commission 2003 to Present

DDG-87 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DDG-87 Shellback Initiation Add a DDG-87 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 2000 - Keel Date: 19 JAN 2000
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
JUN 2001 - Launch Date: 23 JUN 2001
APR 2003 - Commissioned: 12 APR 2003
OCT 2004 - APR 2005 Mediterranean
JAN 2011 - JUN 2011 Mediterranean
JAN 2011 - JUL 2011 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
MAR 2011 - Transits Suez from Red Sea to Med due to Libyan Uprising - 11 Mar 11

DDG-87 General Specifications

Class: Arleigh Burke class destroyer

Named for: Mason (DE-529)

Complement: 380 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 9200 tons

Length: 509 feet 6 inches

Beam: 66 feet

Flank Speed: 30+ knots