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USS Mobile Bay CG-53  - Ticonderoga Class


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This picture of the Lake Champlain is from
All Ticonderoga Class Cruisers can be built from this kit.
DML kits# DC004.  $Gone

Decals to build other ships of the class get GMM350-1D = 8.00

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General Characteristics, Ticonderoga Class

Ingalls Shipbuilding: CG 47-50, CG 52-57, 59, 62, 65-66, 68-69, 71-73
Bath Iron Works: CG 51, 58, 60-61, 63-64, 67, 70.
Power Plant:4 General Electric LM 2500 gas turbine engines; 2 shafts, 80,000 shaft horsepower total.
SPY-1 Radar and Combat System Integrator: Lockheed Martin.
Length: 567 feet
Beam: 55 feet
Displacement: 9,600 tons (9,754.06 metric tons) full load
Speed: 30 plus knots
Aircraft: Two SH-2 Seasprite (LAMPS) in CG 47-48; Two SH-60 Sea Hawk (LAMPS III)
Cost: About $1 billion each
USS Ticonderoga (CG 47), Pascagoula, Miss.
USS Yorktown (CG 48), Pascagoula, Miss.
USS Vincennes (CG 49), Yokosuka, Japan
USS Valley Forge (CG 50), San Diego, Calif.
USS Thomas S. Gates (CG 51), Pascagoula, Miss.
USS Bunker Hill (CG 52), San Diego, Calif.
USS Mobile Bay (CG 53), San Diego, Calif.
USS Antietam (CG 54), San Diego, Calif.
USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55), Norfolk, Va.
USS San Jacinto (CG 56), Norfolk, Va.
USS Lake Champlain (CG 57), San Diego, Calif.
USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), Mayport, Fla.
USS Princeton (CG 59), San Diego, Calif.
USS Normandy (CG 60), Norfolk, Va.
USS Monterey (CG 61), Norfolk, Va.
USS Chancellorsville (CG 62), San Diego, CA
USS Cowpens (CG 63), Yokosuka, Japan
USS Gettysburg (CG 64), Mayport, Fla.
USS Chosin (CG 65), Pearl Harbor, HI
USS Hue City (CG 66), Mayport, Fla.
USS Shiloh (CG 67), Yokosuka, Japan
USS Anzio (CG 68), Norfolk, Va.
USS Vicksburg (CG 69), Mayport, Fla.
USS Lake Erie (CG 70), Pearl Harbor, HI
USS Cape St. George (CG 71), Norfolk, Va.
USS Vella Gulf (CG 72), Norfolk, Va.
USS Port Royal (CG 73), Pearl Harbor, HI
Crew: 24 Officers, 340 Enlisted
Armament: MK26 missile launcher (CG 47 thru CG 51) Standard Missile (MR) or MK41 vertical launching system (CG 52 thru CG 73) Standard Missile (MR); Vertical Launch ASROC (VLA) Missile; Tomahawk ASM/LAM; Six MK-46 torpedoes (from two triple mounts); Two MK 45 5-inch/54 caliber lightweight guns; Two Phalanx close-in-weapons systems
Date Deployed: 22 January 1983 (USS Ticonderoga)

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