USS HALSEY is the 47th ship in the ARLEIGH BURKE - class of Aegis guided missile destroyers and the second ship in the Navy named after Fleet Admiral William Frederick Halsey. In late January 2013, the HALSEY swapped hulls with her sistership RUSSELL (DDG 59) changing her homeport from San Diego, Calif., to Pearl Harbor, Hi.
|General Characteristics:||Awarded: March 6, 1998|
|Keel laid: January 17, 2003|
|Launched: January 9, 2004|
|Commissioned: July 30, 2005|
|Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding, West Bank, Pascagoula, Miss.|
|Propulsion system: four General Electric LM 2500 gas turbine engines|
|Length: 508,5 feet (155 meters)|
|Beam: 67 feet (20.4 meters)|
|Draft: 30,5 feet (9.3 meters)|
|Displacement: approx. 9,200 tons full load|
|Speed: 32 knots|
|Aircraft: two SH-60 (LAMPS 3) helicopters|
|Armament: one Mk-45 5"/62 caliber lightweight gun, two Mk-41 VLS for Standard missiles and Tomahawk ASM/LAM, one 20mm Phalanx CIWS, two Mk-32 triple torpedo tubes for Mk-50 and Mk-46 torpedoes, two Mk 38 Mod 2 25mm machine gun systems|
|Homeport: Pearl Harbor, Hi.|
|Crew: approx. 320|
This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS HALSEY. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.
USS HALSEY Cruise Books:
USS HALSEY Image Gallery:
The photo below was taken by Charles Barton and shows the HALSEY at San Diego, Calif, on August 19, 2005.
The photos below were taken by me and show the HALSEY departing Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on March 10, 2008. The HALSEY got underway for operations with the PELELIU (LHA 5) amphibious strike group.
The photos below were taken by Ian Johnson and show the HALSEY arriving at Fremantle, Australia, on October 3, 2008, and departing Fremantle after the short 24-hour stay on October 4, 2008 (the last two photos).
The photos below were taken by me and show the HALSEY at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on March 23, 2010.
The photos below were taken by me and show the HALSEY arriving at San Diego, Calif., on the morning of October 11, 2012, and a few hours later at the Naval Base.