U.S.S. CHAFEE

(DDG-90)

COMMANDING THE SEAS

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USS CHAFEE (DDG-90) - an Arleigh Burke class destroyer

In Commission 2003 to Present

DDG-90 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR 2001 - Keel Date: 12 APR 2001
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
NOV 2002 - Launch Date: 2 NOV 2002
OCT 2003 - Commissioned: 18 OCT 2003

DDG-90 General Specifications

Class: Arleigh Burke class destroyer

Named for: John Chafee

Complement: 350 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 9200 tons

Length: 509 feet 6 inches

Beam: 66 feet

Flank Speed: >30 kn