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USS Truxton (CGN-35) (formerly DLGN-35)

USS Truxton CGN-35

USS Truxtun was the first and only ship in the TRUXTUN class and the fourth nuclear powered surface vessel commissioned by the United States Navy.

[Status: Disposed of by Recycling ]

Class: CGN 35 - Cruiser, Guided Missile, Nuclear

Age (since launch)(At time of disposal) 34.3 years  Years from Commission to Decommission: 28.3 
Stricken Date: 09/11/1995 

Keel laid: June 17, 1963 
Launched: December 19, 1964 
Christened: December 19, 1964 
Commissioned: May 27, 1967 
Decommissioned: September 11, 1995 
Builder: New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, NJ 
Propulsion system: two D2G General Electric nuclear reactors 
Propellers: two
Length: 564 feet (172 meters) 
Beam: 57,7 feet (17.6 meters)
Draft: 30,8 feet (9.4 meters) 
Displacement: approx. 9,150 tons full load 
Speed: 30+ knots 
Aircraft: one SH-2 Seasprite (LAMPS) helicopter 
Armament: two Mk-141 Harpoon missile launchers, Mk-46 torpedoes, one Mk-42 5-inch/54 caliber lightweight gun, two 20mm Phalanx CIWS, four machine guns, one Mk-10 Mod. 7 missile launcher for Standard missiles (ER) and ASROC 
Crew: 41 officers, 467 enlisted

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