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  • CG-59 USS Princeton

    US US Navy




    1989 to present    



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    Call Sign: NDIH
    See Also: CV Essex (long hull) class CV-37
    CV Essex (long hull) class LPH-5


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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
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    Builder

       

    US Ingalls Shipbuilding,



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