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USS Dewey (DDG 105)

USS DEWEY is one of the Flight IIA ARLEIGH BURKE - class of Aegis guided missile destroyers and the third ship in the Navy named after Admiral George Dewey.

General Characteristics:Awarded: September 13, 2002
Keel laid: October 4, 2006
Launched: January 18, 2008
Commissioned: March 6, 2010
Builder: Northrop Grumman Ship Systems' Ingalls Operations, Pascagoula, Miss.
Propulsion system: four General Electric LM 2500 gas turbine engines
Propellers: two
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: San Diego, Calif.
Crew: approx. 320


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Crew List:

This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS DEWEY. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.


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USS DEWEY Cruise Books:


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About the Ship's Name:

George Dewey, born 26 December 1837 in Montpelier, Vt., graduated from the Naval Academy in 1868 and after varied important service assumed command of the Asiatic Station 3 January 1898, with his flag in the protected cruiser OLYMPIA. On the night of 30 April 1898 Admiral Dewey led his squadron into Manila Bay and the next morning in 2 hours destroyed the Spanish fleet without a single American loss. Admiral Dewey was relieved of his command 4 October 1899 and ordered to Washington, D.C., where he was designated President of the General Board. On 24 March 1903 he was commissioned Admiral of the Navy, a rank created for him, which he held until his death 16 January 1917.


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Accidents aboard USS DEWEY:

DateWhereEvents
October 4, 2017off Imperial Beach, Calif.USS DEWEY spills approx. 700 gallons of oil as the result of a mechanical failure aboard.


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The photos below were taken by me and show the DEWEY at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on May 10, 2012.



The photos below were taken by me and show the DEWEY at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on October 3, 2012.



The photo below was taken by Henry Schnutz and shows the DEWEY at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on August 27, 2013.



The photos below were taken by Lydia Perz and show the DEWEY at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on May 3, 2014.



The photos below were taken by Michael Jenning and show the DEWEY undergoing a Selected Restricted Availability (SRA) at the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Continental Maritime of San Diego shipyard on October 2, 2015.



The photos below were taken by Michael Jenning and show the DEWEY at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on October 6, 2016.



The photos below was taken by Sebastian Thoma and shows the DEWEY at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on December 20, 2016.



The photos below were taken by Michael Jenning and show the DEWEY at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on October 11, 2017.



The photos below were taken by Michael Jenning during an open ship event aboard USS DEWEY as part of the Los Angeles Fleet Week 2018 at San Pedro, Calif., on August 31, 2018.

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The photos below was taken by Michael Jenning and show the DEWEY at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on September 28, 2018.



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