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Photographer:D173457Q Brian [View profile]Title:USS Monterey CG61Added:Nov 16, 2017
Captured:November 16, 2017IMO:UnavailableHits:360
Location:Suda Bay, Souda Bay, Greece
Photo Category: Cruisers
Just about to drop her pick off Souda Bay
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Pennant no.:CG61
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wartsilasulzer on Nov 17, 2017 09:56 (1 year ago)
Name: USS Monterey
Namesake: Battle of Monterrey, Nuevo León
Operator: United States Navy
Ordered: 26 November 1984
Builder: Bath Iron Works
Laid down: 19 August 1987
Launched: 23 October 1988
Commissioned: 16 June 1990
Homeport: Norfolk, Virginia
Motto: Rough in Battle And Ready in Peace
Status: in active service
General characteristics:
Class and type: Ticonderoga class guided missile cruiser
Displacement: Approx. 9,600 long tons (9,800t) full load
Length: 567feet (173m)
Beam: 55feet (16.8m)
Draught: 34feet (10.2m)
4 × General Electric LM2500 gas turbine engines, 80,000 shaft horsepower (60,000kW)
2 × controllable-reversible pitch propellers
2 × rudders
Speed: 32.5knots (60km/h; 37.4mph)
Complement: 33 officers, 27 Chief Petty Officers, and approx. 340 enlisted
Sensors and processing systems:
AN/SPY-1A/B multi-function radar
AN/SPS-49 air search radar
AN/SPG-62 fire control radar
AN/SPS-73 surface search radar
AN/SPQ-9 gun fire control radar
AN/SLQ-32 Electronic Warfare Suite
AN/SQQ-89(V)1/3 - A(V)15 Sonar suite, consisting of:
AN/SQS-53B/C/D active sonar
AN/SQR-19 TACTAS, AN/SQR-19B ITASS, & MFTA passive sonar
AN/SQQ-28 light airborne multi-purpose system
2 × 61 cell Mk 41 vertical launch systems containing
122 × mix of:
RIM-66M-5 Standard SM-2MR Block IIIB
RIM-156A SM-2ER Block IV
RIM-161 SM-3
RIM-174A Standard ERAM
BGM-109 Tomahawk
8 × RGM-84 Harpoon missiles
2 × Mk 45 Mod 2 5-in/54-cal lightweight gun
2 × 25mm Mk 38 gun
2–4 × .50 cal (12.7mm) gun
2 × Phalanx CIWS Block 1B
2 × Mk 32 12.75-in (324mm) triple torpedo tubes for lightweight torpedoes
Aircraft carried: 2 × Sikorsky SH-60B or MH-60R Seahawk LAMPS III helicopters.
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