General Characteristics Bainbridge Class

USS BAINBRIDGE DLGN/CGN-25

Navy Designation DLGN (Prior to 1975) CGN-25 (After 1975)
Number of Miles Steamed Over 1,800,000
Type of Ship Guided Missile Cruiser, Nuclear Powered
Christening and Launch 15 April 1961, Bethlehem Quincy Yard
Power Plant Two pressurized water type nuclear reactors.
Length 564 feet
Beam 56 feet
Displacement 9000 Standard tons
Speed More than 30 knots
Keel Laid 15 May, 1959
Commissioning 6 October, 1962
Deactivation 06 October 1995
Decommissioning
06 October 1996
Crew 42 Officers, 506 Enlisted
Armament
  • Standard Missile (ER/MR)
  • Eight Harpoon (From 2 quad launchers)
  • Two Phalanx close-in-weapons systems
Major Deployments
  • 4 Mediterranean
  • 1 Around the World
  • 7 Vietnam
  • 5 Western Pacific/Indian Ocean, Arabian Gulf
Battle Efficiency Awards 11
Weapons Firings 107 Missiles
Anchors (2) 9740 And 4640 Pounds
Rudders (2) 146,000 Pounds
Air Conditioning
Plant Capacity
500 Tons (Enough for more than 75 homes)
Miles of Welding Rods Used in Construction 2500
Number of valves 8200
Loaves of Bread Baked Over 604,000
Number of Eggs Used Over 8,672,400