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U.S.S. FORREST SHERMAN

(DDG-98)

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USS FORREST SHERMAN (DDG-98) - an Arleigh Burke class destroyer

In Commission 2006 to Present

DDG-98 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG 2003 - Keel Date: 7 AUG 2003
at Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula MS
OCT 2004 - Launch Date: 2 OCT 2004
JAN 2006 - Commissioned: 28 JAN 2006
JAN 2006 - NOV 2011 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean

DDG-98 General Specifications

Class: Arleigh Burke class destroyer

Named for: Admiral Forrest Sherman

Complement: 380 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 9200 tons

Length: 509 feet 6 inches

Beam: 66 feet

Flank Speed: 30+ knots