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USS JOUETT (DLG/CG 29)

Image courtesy of Al Grazevich


       
Flag Hoist/Radio Call Sign: November - Zulu - Tango - Victor


Patch image contributed by Mike Smolinski

CLASS - BELKNAP
Displacement 8,957 Tons, Dimensions, 547' (oa) x 54' 10" x 29' (Max)
Armament 1 Terrier/ASROC (60 Missiles) 1 x 5"/54RF, 2 x 3"/50, 6 x12.75" TT.
Machinery, 85,000 SHP; Geared Turbines, 2 screws
Speed, 34 Knots, Crew 400.
Operational and Building Data
Keel laid on 25 SEP 1962 by Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, WA
Launched 30 JUN 1964
Commissioned 03 DEC 1966
Reclassified CG-29 on 30 JUN 1975
Decommissioned 28 JAN 1994
Stricken 28 JAN 1994
Fate: Sunk on 10 August 2007 as target during Valiant Shield 2007
011° 16' 0" North
143° 53' 0" East
4100 Fathoms


Patch image contributed by Mike Smolinski

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons



Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Navy Unit Commendation (3) - Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation (3)
Second Row - Navy Battle "E" Ribbon (2) - Navy Expeditionary Medal - National Defense Service Medal (2)
Third Row - Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal - Vietnam Service Medal (7) - Southwest Asia Service Medal (1)
Fourth Row - Humanatarian Service Medal - Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (7) - Republif of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation
Fifth Row - Republic of Vietnam Civil Action 1st Class Unit Citation - Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal - Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait)


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Jouett
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270k Ship's namesake, RADM James Edward Jouett. Robert M. Cieri
Jouett
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279k Commissioning booklet, 03 December 1966. (Original image cleaned up by Tom Kermen) Robert M. Cieri
Jouett 44k (Small) mid-ships detail. USN
Jouett 111k Port view underway. USN
Jouett 93k Port view, showing her smooth clear lines. USN
Jouett
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313k Welcome aboard booklet, circa 1967. Robert M. Cieri
Jouett
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352k Starboard side view somewhere in the Pacific, 1967. Robert M. Cieri
Jouett
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406k

USS Jouett (CG 29) docked at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on 11 March 1967.

City of Vancouver Archives, Photo #AM1506-S3-3-: CVA 447-5352, by Walter E. Frost.

Mike Green
Jouett
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74k Underway circa 1968, location unknown. Robert Hurst
Jouett 271k Starboard bow view, underway, date unknown. From All Hands Magazine - February 1971. Stanley Svec
Jouett
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1.3m Wellington, New Zealand, 19 April 1971. Chris Howell
Jouett 67k USS Jouett (CG 29) at Midway Island, September 1977. Carl Orbann
Jouett 70k USS Jouett (CG 29) at Subic Bay, PI, December 1977. Carl Orbann
Jouett
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144k USS Jouett (CG 29) in drydock at Subic Bay P.I. in September of 1979 for some work on her starboard propeller. Richard Stiles
Jouett
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110k USS Jouett (CG 29) in drydock at Subic Bay P.I. in September of 1979 for some work on her starboard propeller. Richard Stiles
Jouett
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71k Port bow view during a "Tiger Cruise", returning from WestPac 1982-1983. Taken from USS Decatur (DDG 31). STGC Lee Noland, USN (Ret.)
Jouett
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132k Port bow view during a "Tiger Cruise", returning from WestPac 1982-1983. Taken from USS Decatur (DDG 31). STGC Lee Noland, USN (Ret.)
Jouett
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255k Welcome aboard booklet, circa 1983. Robert M. Cieri
Jouett 55k Passing under the Golden Gate bridge into San Francisco Bay for Fleet Week in 1991 FCCM(SW) George Shileikis USN-RET
Jouett
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222k

1992/1993 - Port quarter view of the guided-missile cruiser USS Jouett (CG 29) as she prepares to conduct an undeway replenishment (UNREP) with the replenishment oiler USS Wichita (AOR 1).

U.S. Navy photo #DN-ST-87-00705 by: PH1 Richard Oriez.

Robert M. Cieri
Jouett
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83k

1992/1993 - The guided missile-cruiser USS Jouett (CG 29), after topping off its fuel supply from the USS Wichita (AOR 1), moves out smartly off the coast of southern California.

U.S. Navy photo #DN-ST-87-00505 by: PH1 Richard J. Oriez.

Robert M. Cieri
Jouett
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212k Decommissioning booklet, 28 January 1994. Robert M. Cieri
Jouett 591k USS Jouett in mothballs in Susin Bay, CA. Picture taken 21 May 2006. Harold Newbill
Jouett
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186k ex-USS Jouett (DLG/CG 29) on 29 January 2007 under tow of the USNS Navajo (T-ATF-169) in San Francisco Bay outbound to sea. Captain Jack C. Goldthorpe, USCG (ret.)
Jouett
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216k ex-USS Jouett (DLG/CG 29) on 29 January 2007 under tow of the USNS Navajo (T-ATF-169) in San Francisco Bay outbound to sea. Captain Jack C. Goldthorpe, USCG (ret.)

Commanding Officers
Name/Rank Class Final Rank Dates
Hayes, Robert Samuel, CAPT     12/03/1966 - 11/28/1968
Barnhart Jr., Robert Chauncey, CAPT 1944   11/27/1968 - 05/22/1970
Gravely Jr., Samuel Lee, CAPT   VADM 05/22/1970 - 06/02/1971
Briggs, Edward Samuel, CAPT   VADM 06/02/1971 - 07/25/1972
Wilson Jr., Ralph Ensign, CAPT     07/25/1972 - 02/12/1974
Stalder Jr., Roy Frederick, CAPT     02/12/1974 - 01/23/1976
Poling, William Edward, CAPT     01/23/1976 - 01/31/1978
Martin, Donald, CAPT     01/31/1978 - 05/17/1980
Fulk, Gerald Albert, CAPT     05/17/1980 - 05/22/1982
McCartney, Roy Scott, CAPT     05/22/1982 - 03/10/1984
Cormack, James Peter, CAPT     03/10/1984 - 04/26/1986
Mays, Michael Everett, CAPT     04/26/1986 - 08/19/1988
Negin, Jerrold Jay, CAPT   RADM 08/19/1988 - 01/11/1991
Weeks, Floyston Allan, CAPT     01/11/1991 - 04/24/1993
Gregory, Thomas Joe, CDR     04/24/1993 - 01/2819/94

(List courtesy of Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves - Photos courtesy of Bill Gonyo)


USS JOUETT (DLG/CG 29) History
View This Vessels DANFS History Entry on the U.S. Navy Historical Center website.

Crew Contact And Reunion Information

Contact Name: Terry Smith
Address:
Phone: (360) 798-0816
E-mail: MTSmith351@q.com
Date: August 15-19, 2012
Location: Red Lion on the River – Jantzen Beach, Portland, OR


Note About Contacts.

The contact listed, Was the contact at the time for this ship when located. If another person now is the contact, E-mail me and I will update this entry. These contacts are compiled from various sources over a long period of time and may or may not be correct. Every effort has been made to list the newest contact if more than one contact was found.


Additional Resources
Hazegray & Underway Cruiser Pages By Andrew Toppan.
USS Jouett (DLG/CG 29) Website By Tim Kane.
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