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USS Paul Hamilton (DDG-60)

USS Paul Hamilton returns to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
USS Paul Hamilton returns to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
History
United States
Name: USS Paul Hamilton
Namesake: Paul Hamilton
Ordered: 22 February 1990
Builder: Bath Iron Works
Laid down: 24 August 1992
Launched: 24 July 1993
Commissioned: 27 May 1995
Homeport: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Motto: The Courage to Prevail
Status: in active service, as of 2016
Badge:
General characteristics
Class & type: Arleigh Burke-class destroyer
Displacement:
  • Light: approx. 6,800 long tons (6,900 t)
  • Full: approx. 8,900 long tons (9,000 t)
Length: 505 ft (154 m)
Beam: 66 ft (20 m)
Draft: 31 ft (9.4 m)
Propulsion: 4 General Electric LM2500-30 gas turbines, two shafts, 100,000 total shaft horsepower (75 MW)
Speed: >30 knots (56 km/h)
Range:
Complement:
Sensors and
processing systems:
Electronic warfare
& decoys:
Armament:
Aircraft carried: 1 Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk helicopter can be embarked

USS Paul Hamilton (DDG-60) is an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer in the United States Navy currently in service. The ship is named after Paul Hamilton, the third United States Secretary of the Navy,

Constructed at Bath Iron Works (BIW) in Bath, Maine, Paul Hamilton was commissioned in Charleston, South Carolina. The destroyer was transferred to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii after her commissioning.

In July 2015, she along with the Royal Navy's HMS Duncan, participated in airstrikes against ISIL.[1]

References

  1. ^ http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/news-and-latest-activity/news/2015/july/07/150707-duncan-joins-us-carrier-on-operations


External links

  • Official USS Paul Hamilton (DDG-60) website
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