(CG 70) USS Lake Erie - U.S.A.       Ticonderoga Class - Guided Missile Cruiser (CG-Aegis)

Location - Photographed while being assisted at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, U.S.A. (Identity of the two tugs is unknown)
Photograph Date - 4 April 2002     Photographer - Marc Piche     Added to archive - 27 Mar 2003     Last updated - 27 Mar 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered -
  Keel laid - 6 March 1990
  Launched - 13 July 1991
  Delivered - ?? July 1993

  (a) USS Lake Erie - U.S.A.

  As of February 2003 USS Lake Erie was still part of the active U.S. Naval force based on the Pacific Ocean

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Guided missile cruiser
  Displacement tonnage (light) - 7,015
  Displacement tonnage (deployed) - 9,466
  L.O.A. - 172.80 meters (567'0")
  Width moulded - 16.8 meters (55'0")
  Depth - 9.5 meters (31'0")
  Compliment - 258 (24 officers)
  Compliment (deployed) - 405+

CONSTRUCTION

  Yard name - Bath Iron Works
  Country - , U.S.A.
  Hull number -
  Engine builder -
  Number of engines - 4
  Engine type - GE LM 2500 gas turbines
  Fuel - Gasoline
  Horsepower - 86,000 bhp or 64,160 kW
  Speed - 30 + knots
  Propeller - 2 fixed pitch
  Steering gear - 2 rudders
  Range - 6,000 miles at 20 knots

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - This section is open for all viewers to contribute any information about this ship that is known such as armament details, operational programmes, refits, tours of duty, deployments, accidents, upgrades, drydockings, sightings or ports of call etc..


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