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| CLASS - LEAHY
Displacement 5,600 Tons, Dimensions, 533' (oa) x 53' 6" x 25' 3" (Max)
Armament 2 Terrier 2x2, (80 Missiles) 4 x 3"/50, ASROC (8 Missiles) 6 x12.75" TT.
Machinery, 85,000 SHP; Geared Turbines, 2 screws
Speed, 34 Knots, Crew 377.
Operational and Building Data
Keel laid on 04 OCT 1960 by Todd Shipyard, San Pedro, CA
Launched 06 MAR 1962
Commissioned 07 DEC 1963
Reclassified CG 22 on 30 JUN 1975
Decommissioned 21 JAN 1994
Stricken 21 JAN 1994
Fate Sold for scrap to International Shipbreaking LTD, Brownsville, TX. Scrapping completed 20 OCT 2004.
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Ensign John C. England, USNR, (1920-1941) Who lost his life in the
Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941, while serving on board
(BB 37). USS
England (DE 635) and USS England (DLG/CG 22) were named
in his honor.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph #NH 85190.
|178k||Stern view, Firing Terrier missile from stern launcher.||USN|
|140k||Starboard bow, Underway. Note "Blue" practice (TSAM) missiles on forward launcher.||USN|
|247k||Seen here in company with the USS Ranger (CVA 61), whose stern is visible at the top of the photo.||USN|
|97k||Starboard side view, date and location unknown.||Robert M. Cieri|
|116k||San Diego Harbor, date unknown.||BMCS Richard Miller, USN (Ret.)|
|104k||San Diego Harbor, date unknown.||BMCS Richard Miller, USN (Ret.)|
|311k||SAR operations in the Tonkin Gulf, March/Apilr 1967 aboard the USS England (DLG 22). An SH-3 is parked on the fantail flight deck while a UH-2 picks up a traveler via sling.||John Spivey|
|49k||USS England (DLG 22) and USS Saint Paul (CA 73) at Subic Bay in June 1967. ARD 22 is to the far right. Photo taken from USS Evans (DE 1023).||Darryl Baker|
USS England (DLG 22) departing Pearl Harbor heading for a WestPac deployment in June 1968.
U.S.Navy photo by PH3 R. Hartkopp.
USS England (DLG 22) Off Bath, Maine on 18 May 1971.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command. Photo # NH 106507.
|233k||England being overflown by a Soviet IL-38 "May" anti-submarine patrol aircraft, 22 May 1979, location unknown. Note that she still had 3"/50 mounts port and starboard.||William Stevens|
|75k||San Diego Naval Station during the 1980's. Shown from left to right; USS Truxtun (CG 35), USS Halsey (CG 23), and USS England (CG 22).||© David Buell|
|68k||Welcome Aboard booklet, circa 1983.||Robert M. Cieri|
Pacific Ocean, 10 January 1983- An elevated port quarter view of the guided-missile cruiser USS England (CG 22) underway.
Official Navy Photo #DN-SN-86-02387 by PH2 D. Smith, from the DOD Still Media Depository Bldg 168 Naval District Washington, D.C. 20374.
|Robert M. Cieri|
|72k||Starboard side view from 1988.||USN|
|109k||1 November 1990 -- Gulf of Oman: The frigate USS Brewton (FF 1086) follows the guided missile cruiser USS England (CG 22) as the two ships are underway during Operation Desert Shield.||USN|
|27k||Starboard side view in Hong Kong Harbor, 16 November 1990.||William Chiu|
Starboard bow view of the guided missile cruiser USS England (CG 22) underway, 27 February 1992.
Photograph taken by PH1 Shaw. ID:DNSC9205481
|174k||USS England (CG 22) undergoing dismantlement at International Shipbreaking Limited on 15 January 2004.||Scott Kowerduck|
|174k||USS Gridley (CG 21) (left) and USS England (CG 22) (right) undergoing dismantlement at International Shipbreaking Limited on 27 April 2004.||Scott Kowerduck|
|86k||USS England (CG 22) undergoing dismantlement at International Shipbreaking Limited.||Steve Dietrich|
|Caspari, William John, CAPT||12/07/63 - 12/64|
|Brega, Richard Edwin, CAPT||12/64 - 11/65|
|Sell, Leslie Hale, CAPT||RADM||11/65 - 09/66|
|Ewing, Robert Henry, CAPT||09/66 - 02/68|
|Mitchell, Gary Allen, CAPT||02/68 - 05/69|
|Norman Jr., Oliver Legrand, CAPT||05/69 - 04/10/70|
|Paulis Jr., Joseph J., CAPT||06/26/71 - 10/72|
|Hogg, James Robert, CAPT||ADM||10/28/72 - 10/05/74|
|Poindexter, John Marlan, CAPT||VADM||10/05/74 - 04/30/76|
|Ammerman, Clell Neil, CAPT||04/30/76 - 05/26/78|
|Webster, Hugh Larimer, CAPT||RADM||05/26/78 - 08/20/80|
|Mauz Jr., Henry Herward, CAPT||ADM||08/20/80 - 10/82|
|Gurke, Donald Lee, CAPT||10/82 - 09/84|
|Dunn, Gerald Leo, CAPT||09/84 - 09/03/86|
|Musick III, George Meredith, CAPT||09/03/86 - 08/20/88|
|Van der Schroeff, Coenraad, CAPT||08/20/88 - 09/14/90|
|Orvis, James W., CAPT||09/14/90 - 08/08/92|
|Gaskin II, Peter J., CAPT||08/08/92 - 01/21/94|
(Courtesy of Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves - Photos courtesy of Bill Gonyo)
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