USS Paul Hamilton (DDG-60)

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USS Paul Hamilton returns to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
USS Paul Hamilton returns to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Career (US)
Name: USS Paul Hamilton
Namesake: 3rd United States Secretary of the Navy, Paul Hamilton
Operator:  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 2014
Badge: USS Paul Hamilton DDG-60 Crest.png
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 Officers
38 Chief Petty Officers
210 Enlisted Personnel
Sensors and
processing systems:
Electronic warfare
& decoys:
Armament:

1 × 29 cell, 1 × 61 cell Mk 41 vertical launch systems with 90 × RIM-156 SM-2, BGM-109 Tomahawk or RUM-139 VL-Asroc missiles
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: 1 SH-60 Sea Hawk helicopter 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 Bath, Maine and was transferred to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii after her commissioning.

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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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