CG-59 USS Princeton

US US Navy




1989 to present    


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Call Sign: NDIH


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History of US CG-59 USS Princeton

1983-dec-16Ordered
1986-oct-15Laid down
1987-oct-2Launched
1989-feb-11Commissioned
1990-sep-14Port VisitRUVladivostock Port to Vladivostock, in company with USS Reuben James, on a goodwill exchange
1991-feb-18Deployment Operation Desert Shield/Storm Damaged by two mines three hours after USS Tripoli hit a mine in the same area of the Northern Gulf, cracking the superstructure, buckling the deck and damaging the propeller shaft and rudder. Towed to Bahrain by USS Beaufort ATS-2, relieved by USS Valley Forge.
2007-sep-4Deployment7th Fleet Exercise Malabar 07-2 Participated in multi-national exercise in Bay of Bengal, until 9 Sep.

Specifications

   

    from Ticonderoga VLS class
2Missile Launcher Mk 41 VLS
1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPY-1 AEGIS




Aircraft

   

    Typical Max
US United States Naval Aviation Sikorsky S-70 H-60 22


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Builder

   

US Ingalls Shipbuilding,



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