|Ordered:||28 August 1981|
|Builder:||Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Mississippi|
|Laid down:||19 October 1982|
|Launched:||14 April 1984|
|Acquired:||3 June 1985|
|Commissioned:||6 July 1985|
|Decommissioned:||29 June 2005|
|Struck:||29 June 2005|
|Fate:||Stricken, to be disposed of, retained as logistics support asset|
|Displacement:||approx. Events 475 - The Roman General Orestes forces western Roman Emperor Julius Nepos to flee his Capital Year 1981 ( MCMLXXXI) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Ingalls Shipbuilding is a Shipyard located in Pascagoula Mississippi, USA, originally established in 1938 and is now part of Northrop Grumman Ship Pascagoula is a city in Jackson County, Mississippi, United States. Events 202 BCE - The Battle of Zama results in the defeat of Carthage and Hannibal. Year 1982 ( MCMLXXXII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar) Events 43 BC - Battle of Forum Gallorum: Mark Antony, besieging Julius Caesar 's assassin Decimus Junius Brutus in Year 1984 ( MCMLXXXIV) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1984 Gregorian calendar) Events 350 - Roman usurper Nepotianus, of the Constantinian dynasty, proclaims himself Roman Emperor, entering Year 1985 ( MCMLXXXV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar) Events 1044 - The Battle of Ménfő takes place 1189 - Richard the Lionheart is crowned King of England Year 1985 ( MCMLXXXV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar) Events 512 - A Solar eclipse is recorded by a monastic chronicler in Ireland. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Events 512 - A Solar eclipse is recorded by a monastic chronicler in Ireland. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. is a city located in Kanagawa, Japan. It is located at the mouth of Tokyo Bay in the Miura Peninsula, and the city stretches across 9,600 tons full load|
|Length:||567 feet (173 m)|
|Beam:||55 feet (17 m)|
|Draught:||33 feet (10 m)|
|Propulsion:||4 × General Electric LM2500 gas turbines, 2 shafts, 80,000 shp (60 MW)|
|Speed:||32. The General Electric LM2500 industrial and marine Turboshaft Gas turbine is a derivative of GE Aircraft Engines ' CF6-6 aircraft engine A gas turbine, also called a combustion turbine, is a rotary Engine that extracts energy from a flow of Combustion gas 5 knots (60 km/h)|
|Complement:||33 officers & 327 enlisted|
|AN/SPY-1A/B multi-function radar|
AN/SPS-49 air search radar
AN/SPG-62 fire control radar
AN/SPS-55 surface search radar
AN/SPQ-9 gun fire control radar
AN/SQQ-89(V)3 Sonar suite, consisting of
|Armament:||2 × Mk 26 missile launchers|
88 × RIM-66 SM-2
8 × RGM-84 Harpoon missiles
2 × Mark 45 5 in / 54 cal lightweight gun
2–4 × .50 cal (12.7 mm) gun
2 × Phalanx CIWS
2 × Mk 32 12.75 in (324 mm) triple torpedo tubes
|Aircraft carried:||2 × Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk LAMPS III helicopters. Radar is a system that uses electromagnetic waves to identify the range altitude direction or speed of both moving and fixed objects such as Aircraft, ships A fire-control radar is a Radar which is designed specifically to provide information (mainly target azimuth elevation range and velocity to a Fire-control system Sonar (which started as an Acronym for sound navigation and ranging) is a technique that uses Sound propagation (usually underwater to navigate Sonar (which started as an Acronym for sound navigation and ranging) is a technique that uses Sound propagation (usually underwater to navigate Light Airborne Multi-Purpose System (LAMPS is the US Navy's program that developed manned Helicopters used to assist the surface fleet in Anti-submarine warfare The AN/SLQ -32 is a shipboard Electronic warfare suite built by the Raytheon Company of Goleta California. The Guided Missile Launching System ( GMLS) is a device for launching Guided missiles and is found on many U The RIM-66 Standard MR (SM-1MR/SM-2MR is a medium range Surface-to-air missile (SAM originally developed for the United States Navy (USN The Harpoon is an all-weather over-the-horizon, Anti-ship missile system developed and manufactured by McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing Integrated This article is about the.50 caliber M2 machine gun For the.30-06 M2 machine gun see M1919 Browning machine gun. The Phalanx Close-In Weapon System (CIWS is an anti-missile system that was designed and manufactured by the General Dynamics Corporation, Pomona Division The Mark 32 Surface Vessel Torpedo Tubes (Mk 32 SVTT system is a pair of launchers fitted to warships WikipediaWikiProject Aircraft. Please see WikipediaWikiProject Aircraft/page content for recommended layout|
The fourth USS Vincennes (CG-49) is a U.S. Navy Ticonderoga class AEGIS guided missile cruiser. Vertical Launching System See also Vertical Launching System In addition to the added Radar capability the Ticonderoga class built after the The Aegis combat system is an integrated weapons system used by the United States Navy. Guided Missile is a London based Independent record label set up by Paul Kearney in 1994. A cruiser is a large type of Warship, which had its prime period from the late 19th century to the end of the Cold War. In 1988, the ship shot down Iran Air Flight 655 over the Persian Gulf, killing 290 people onboard including 38 non-Iranians and 66 children. Iran Air Flight 655, also known as IR655, was a civilian Airliner shot down by US missiles on Sunday July 3, 1988, over The Persian Gulf, in the Southwest Asian region is an extension of the
The ship was launched 14 April 1984 and sponsored by Marilyn Quayle, wife of Indiana Senator Dan Quayle. Events 43 BC - Battle of Forum Gallorum: Mark Antony, besieging Julius Caesar 's assassin Decimus Junius Brutus in Year 1984 ( MCMLXXXIV) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1984 Gregorian calendar) Marilyn Tucker Quayle (born July 29, 1949) is the wife of former U James Danforth "Dan" Quayle (born February 4 1947 is an American politician and a former Senator from the state of Indiana. The Vincennes was named for the Battle of Vincennes during the Revolutionary War, while the previous Vincennes heavy cruiser and Vincennes light cruiser were named for the city of Vincennes, Indiana. The Illinois campaign was a series of events in the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783 in which a small force of Virginia militiamen led by In this article the inhabitants of the thirteen colonies that supported the American Revolution are primarily referred to as "Americans" with occasional references to "Patriots" The city of Vincennes is the County seat of Knox County, Indiana. She was commissioned at Pascagoula 6 July 1985, Captain George N. Events 1044 - The Battle of Ménfő takes place 1189 - Richard the Lionheart is crowned King of England Year 1985 ( MCMLXXXV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar) Gee in command. The ship carries guided missiles, rapid-fire cannons, and two Seahawk LAMPS helicopters for anti-submarine and anti-ship warfare, personnel transfers, and other purposes. WikipediaWikiProject Aircraft. Please see WikipediaWikiProject Aircraft/page content for recommended layout Light Airborne Multi-Purpose System (LAMPS is the US Navy's program that developed manned Helicopters used to assist the surface fleet in Anti-submarine warfare
The Vincennes was the first of the Ticonderoga-class cruisers to enter the Pacific Fleet. The United States Pacific Fleet ( USPACFLT) is a Pacific Ocean Navy theater-level component command of the United States Navy, under the operational control Upon commissioning in 1985, Vincennes helped test the SM-2 Block II surface-to-air missile. The RIM-66 Standard MR (SM-1MR/SM-2MR is a medium range Surface-to-air missile (SAM originally developed for the United States Navy (USN In May 1986, Vincennes participated in the multinational exercise RIMPAC 86, coordinating the anti-aircraft warfare efforts of two aircraft carriers and more than 40 ships from five nations. RIMPAC, the Rim of the Pacific Exercise, is the world's largest international maritime exercise An aircraft carrier is a Warship designed with
The Vincennes was deployed in August 1986 to the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans, a first for a Tico cruiser. The Indian Ocean is the third largest of the world's Oceanic divisions covering about 20% of the water on the Earth 's surface The ship served as anti-air warfare commander with the Carl Vinson and New Jersey battle groups, operated with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and the Royal Australian Navy, and steamed more than 46,000 miles (74,000 km) in waters from the Bering Sea to the Indian Ocean. Ship history 1982 to 1989 After commissioning on 13 March 1982 USS Carl Vinson was put to sea for a post-commissioning shakedown Construction See also Iowa class battleship, Armament of the Iowa class battleship New Jersey was one of the ''Iowa''-class " The, or JSDF, are the military forces in Japan that were established after the end of the post- World War II American occupation of Japan The Royal Australian Navy ( RAN) is the naval branch of the Australian Defence Force. The Bering (or Imarpik) Sea is a body of water in the Pacific Ocean that comprises a deep water basin (the Aleutian Basin) which rises through
During the Iran and Iraq war the United States took active measures in the Gulf to protect shipping, mainly oil tankers, that were being threatened by both countries. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Iran topics. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Iraq topics.
On 14 April 1988, the guided missile frigate USS Samuel B. Roberts (FFG-58) hit a mine in the Persian Gulf during Operation Earnest Will. Events 43 BC - Battle of Forum Gallorum: Mark Antony, besieging Julius Caesar 's assassin Decimus Junius Brutus in Year 1988 ( MCMLXXXVIII) was a Leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar) Commissioning and namesake The frigate was named for Samuel B Operation Earnest Will ( 24 July 1987 - 26 September 1988) was the U Six days later, Vincennes was yanked from Fleet Exercise 88-1, sent back to San Diego, California and told to prepare for a six-month deployment. The reason for the haste: Navy leaders decided that they needed an Aegis ship to protect the exit of the damaged Roberts through the Strait of Hormuz. Navigation Ships moving through the Strait follow a Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS which separates inbound from outbound traffic to reduce the risk of collision One month later, the cruiser entered the Gulf, and in early July, stood guard in the Strait as the damaged frigate was borne out on the Mighty Servant 2 heavy-lift ship. Mighty Servant 2 was a 29000-ton semi-submersible heavy-lift ship. The ship made 14 Hormuz transits during its Earnest Will operations.
On 3 July 1988, Vincennes, under the command of Captain William C. Rogers III, shot down an Iran Air Airbus A300B2 over the Strait of Hormuz, killing all 290 aboard. Iran Air Flight 655, also known as IR655, was a civilian Airliner shot down by US missiles on Sunday July 3, 1988, over Events 324 - Battle of Adrianople Constantine I defeats Licinius, who flees to Byzantium. Year 1988 ( MCMLXXXVIII) was a Leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar) This page relates to the naval officer For other men named William Rogers see William Rogers (disambiguation. Iran Air ( is the Flag carrier Airline of Iran, based in Tehran. Airbus SAS (ˈɛərbʌs in English, Airbus2ogg|/ɛʁbys/]] in French, and /ˈɛːɐbʊs/ in German) is an aircraft manufacturing WikipediaWikiProject Aircraft. Please see WikipediaWikiProject Aircraft/page content for recommended layout Navigation Ships moving through the Strait follow a Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS which separates inbound from outbound traffic to reduce the risk of collision According to the US government, an inexperienced crew mistakenly identified the Iranian airbus as an attacking F-14 Tomcat fighter. A fighter aircraft is a Military aircraft designed primarily for air-to-air combat with other Aircraft, as opposed to a Bomber, which is designed However, the Iranian government has maintained that the Vincennes knowingly shot down a civilian aircraft. 
In February 1990, Vincennes was deployed on a third six-month tour of the western Pacific and Indian oceans, with SH-60 helicopters from HSL-45 Det 13. WikipediaWikiProject Aircraft. Please see WikipediaWikiProject Aircraft/page content for recommended layout The ship coordinated all battle group air events and served as the command-and-control flagship during Harpoon-Ex-90. flagship is the lead ship in a fleet of vessels a designation given on account of being either the largest fastest newest most heavily armed or for publicity purposes the most well In July 1990, Vincennes returned home after steaming nearly 100,000 miles (160,000 km).
In August 1991, Vincennes departed for a fourth western Pacific deployment. Steaming with Independence, Vincennes performed duties as the anti-air warfare commander for Battle Group Delta until detaching to participate as the United States representative in MERCUBEX 91, a joint United States and Singaporean exercise. 1960 – 1964 Independence operated off the Virginia Capes for the next year on training maneuvers and departed 4 August 1960 for her Over the next three months, Vincennes participated in the bilateral exercise Valiant Blitz with the South Korean Navy, the bilateral exercise Annualex 03G with the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force, and ASWEX 92-1K with the South Korean Navy before reaching Hong Kong to act as the U. The Republic of Korea Navy ( Hangul: 대한민국 해군 Hanja: 大韓民國 海軍 Revised Romanization: Dae-han-min-guk Hae-gun) or Hong Kong ( officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is a territory located on China 's south coast on the Pearl River Delta, and borders S. representative for the Navy Days ceremonies. Vincennes returned from deployment on 21 December 1991. Events 69 - The end of the Year of the four emperors: Following Galba, Otho and Vitellius, Vespasian Year 1991 ( MCMXCI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar.
In June 1994, Vincennes departed on a fifth western Pacific deployment with the Kitty Hawk Battle Group. 1961 to 1964 Following a shakedown in the Western Atlantic, Kitty Hawk departed Norfolk on 11 August 1961. Vincennes performed duties as anti-air warfare commander for the battle group. During deployment, Vincennes conducted an anti-submarine exercise, PASSEX 94-2, with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, the bilateral exercise MERCUB 94-2, a joint U. S. and Singaporean Navy exercise of the Malaysian peninsula, the bilateral exercise Keen Edge, with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, and Tandem Thrust, a larger-scale joint exercise which Vincennes participated as the area air defense coordinator for the entire joint operating area. For the biogeographical region see Malesia Malaysia (məˈleɪʒə or /məˈleɪziə/ is a country that consists of thirteen states and Vincennes returned from this deployment on 22 December 1994. Events 1790 - The Turkish fortress of Izmail is stormed and captured by Suvorov and his Russian armies Year 1994 ( MCMXCIV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar)
In August 1997, Vincennes changed homeport from San Diego to Yokosuka, Japan, then steamed to the South Pacific and took part in Exercise Valiant Usher 98-1 with the Belleau Wood amphibious ready group and the Royal Australian Navy destroyer Perth. is a city located in Kanagawa, Japan. It is located at the mouth of Tokyo Bay in the Miura Peninsula, and the city stretches across Ship history Homeported in NS San Diego California in October 1978 Belleau Wood participated in her first full-scale operation in 1979 off the coast of The combined exercise took place near Townsend Island, Australia.
Vincennes also took part in the U.S. Seventh Fleet's Fleet Battle Experiment Delta (FBE-D) from 24 October to 2 November 1998, in conjunction with exercise Foal Eagle, a regularly scheduled exercise that simulates the defense of the Republic of Korea. The Seventh Fleet is the United States Navy's permanent forward projection force based in Yokosuka, Japan, with units positioned near South Korea Events 69 - Second Battle of Bedriacum, forces under Antonius Primus the commander of the Danube armies loyal to Vespasian, defeat Events 1570 - A Tidal wave in the North Sea devastates the coast from Holland to Jutland, killing more than 1000 Year 1998 ( MCMXCVIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar) South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea and often referred to as Korea ( Korean: 대한민국 tɛː Sponsored by the Navy Warfare Development Command, FBE-D was the fourth in a series of experiments that tested new combat systems and procedures at sea.
On 12 August 2000, Vincennes completed Sharem 134, a bilateral exercise with several Japanese ships and other U. Events 1099 - First Crusade: Battle of Ascalon - Crusaders under the command of Godfrey of Bouillon defeat Fatimid 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. S. participants. The exercise included a week of undersea warfare training and data collection in the South China Sea. The South China Sea is a Marginal sea south of China. It is a part of the Pacific Ocean, encompassing an area from Singapore to the The ship tested its submarine detection, sonar range testing, and sonobuoy employment and developed new submarine prosecution procedures. The final Sharem events included a "freeplay", which allowed the cruiser to detect and prosecute other submarines, combining many of the tactics and systems tested during Sharem.
In mid-November 2000, the cruiser fired missile batteries at remote-controlled aerial drones provided by Fleet Activities Okinawa during MISSILEX 01-1.
On 23 March 2001, Vincennes, as part of the Kitty Hawk Battle Group, cruised into Changi Naval Base, the first time a U. Events 1174 - Jocelin, Abbot of Melrose, is elected Bishop of Glasgow. Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. A carrier battle group (CVBG consists of an Aircraft carrier (CV and its escorts Changi Naval Base (CNB is the latest naval facility of the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN and was built to replace Brani Naval Base. S. carrier had moored pierside in Singapore. The Vincennes took part in a 23 August-27, 2001, military training exercise called Multi-Sail, which was designed to provide U. Events 79 - Mount Vesuvius begins stirring on the feast day of Vulcan the Roman god of fire S. and Japanese forces interoperability training in multiple warfare areas.
The Vincennes departed from Yokosuka on 17 September 2001, to conduct operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, and the ship returned on 18 December 2001 after more than three months at sea. Events 1176 - The Battle of Myriokephalon is fought 1462 - The Battle of Świecino (or Battle of Żarnowiec Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF is the official name used by the U Events 218 BC - Second Punic War: Battle of the Trebia - Hannibal 's Carthaginian forces defeat those of the Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar.
The Vincennes was decommissioned on 29 June 2005 at San Diego and stricken the same date. Events 512 - A Solar eclipse is recorded by a monastic chronicler in Ireland. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. She is presently mothballed at the Naval Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility in Naval Base Kitsap, which is located in Bremerton, Washington. Mothballs are small balls of chemical Pesticide and Deodorant used when storing clothing and other articles susceptible to damage from Mold or Moth A Naval Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility (NISMF is a facility owned by the U Naval Base Kitsap is a US Navy base located on the Kitsap Peninsula in Washington state Bremerton is a city in Kitsap County, Washington, United States. Washington ( is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. As of 2008 she is slated to be dismantled in the next five years along with her sisters Thomas S. Gates and Yorktown. History Yorktown was commissioned on July 4 1984 at Yorktown Virginia, and was designed to take advantage of the American Aegis technology
The Vincennes has been awarded the Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation, the Battle Efficiency "E" three times, the Combat Action Ribbon, the National Defense Medal, and the Sea Service Deployment Ribbon with four stars. The city of Vincennes is the County seat of Knox County, Indiana. The Meritorious Unit Commendation is a mid-level unit award of the United States military which is awarded to any military command which displays exceptionally meritorious The Combat Action Ribbon ( CAR) is a personal military decoration of the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps, and which is The National Defense Service Medal is a military decoration of the United States military originally commissioned by President Dwight D Sea Service Deployment Ribbon The Sea Service Deployment Ribbon is a decoration of the United States Navy which was established in May 1980 and retroactively authorized
This article includes text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Events 49 BC - Julius Caesar crosses the Rubicon, signaling the start of civil war. The public domain is a range of abstract materials &ndash commonly referred to as Intellectual property &ndash which are not owned or controlled by anyone The Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships ( DANFS for short is the primary reference work for the basic facts about every Ship ever used The entry can be found here. This article includes information collected from the Naval Vessel Register, which, as a U. The Naval Vessel Register ( NVR) is the official inventory of ships and service craft in custody of or titled by the United States Navy. S. government publication, is in the public domain. The public domain is a range of abstract materials &ndash commonly referred to as Intellectual property &ndash which are not owned or controlled by anyone