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USS Paul Hamilton (DDG-60)
US Navy 070820-N-9758L-039 A tugboat assigned to Naval Station Pearl Harbor assists Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60) through the harbor waters as she makes her way pierside to Naval Statio
USS Paul Hamilton returns to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
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Name: USS Paul Hamilton
Namesake: 3rd United States Secretary of the Navy, Paul Hamilton
Operator: Flag of the United States.svg United States Navy
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 2020
Badge: USS Paul Hamilton DDG-60 Crest
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:
  • 4,400 nautical miles at 20 knots
  • (8,100 km at 37 km/h)
Complement:
  • 33 commissioned officers
  • 38 chief petty officers
  • 210 enlisted personnel
  • Sensors and
    processing systems:
  • AN/SPY-1D 3D Radar
  • AN/SPS-67(V)2 Surface Search Radar
  • AN/SPS-73(V)12 Surface Search Radar
  • AN/SPG-62 Fire Control Radar
  • AN/SQS-53C Sonar Array
  • AN/SQR-19 Tactical Towed Array Sonar
  • AN/SQQ-28 LAMPS III Shipboard System
  • Electronic warfare
    & decoys:
  • AN/SLQ-32(V)2 Electronic Warfare System
  • AN/SLQ-25 Nixie Torpedo Countermeasures
  • MK 36 MOD 12 Decoy Launching System
  • AN/SLQ-39 CHAFF Buoys
  • Armament:
  • 1 × 29 cell, 1 × 61 cell Mk 41 vertical launching systems with 90 × RIM-156 SM-2, BGM-109 Tomahawk or RUM-139 VL-ASROC missiles
  • 2 x Mk 141 Harpoon Missile Launcher SSM
  • 1 × Mark 45 5/54 in (127/54 mm)
  • 2 × 25 mm chain gun
  • 4 × .50 caliber (12.7 mm) guns
  • 2 × 20 mm Phalanx CIWS
  • 2 × Mk 32 triple torpedo tubes
  • Aircraft carried: 2 Sikorsky MH-60R helicopters can be embarked

    USS Paul Hamilton (DDG-60) is an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer in the United States Navy.

    Paul Hamilton was commissioned in Charleston, South Carolina. Named after Paul Hamilton, the third United States Secretary of the Navy, she was constructed at Bath Iron Works (BIW) in Brunswick, Maine and was transferred to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii after her commissioning.

    ReferencesEdit

    This article includes information collected from the Naval Vessel Register, which, as a U.S. government publication, is in the public domain. USS Paul Hamilton (DDG-60) is an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer in the United States Navy. Paul Hamilton was commissioned in Charleston, South Carolina. Named after Paul Hamilton, the third United States Secretary of the Navy, she was constructed at Bath Iron Works (BIW) in Bath, Maine and was transferred to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii after her commissioning.

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