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USS HORNE (DLG/CG 30)

Image courtesy of Al Grazevich


       
Flag Hoist/Radio Call Sign: November - Bravo - Xray - Whiskey


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 12 DEC 1962 by San Francisco Naval Shipyard, San Francisco, CA
Launched 30 OCT 1964
Commissioned 15 APR 1967
Reclassified CG 30 on 30 JUN 1975
Decommissioned 04 FEB 1994
Stricken 04 FEB 1994
Fate Richmond, CA, being prepped for a SinkEx (update from Joe Westerberg).

Patch image contributed by Robert M. Cieri

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons





Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (2) - Joint Meritorious Unit Award - Navy Unit Commendation
Second Row - Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation - Navy Battle "E" Ribbon (2) - Navy Expeditionary Medal
Third Row - National Defense Service Medal (2) - Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (2) - Vietnam Service Medal (4)
Fourth Row - Southwest Asia Service Medal (2) - Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (8) - Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation
Fifth Row - Republic of Vietnam Service Medal - Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia) - Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait)


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Size Image Description Contributed
By And/Or Copyright
Horne
04013000
266k Horne's namesake, Admiral Frederick J. Horne, Vice Chief of Naval Operations 1952 - 1945. Robert M. Cieri
Horne
04013011
365k Commissioning booklet, 15 April 1967. Robert M. Cieri
Horne
04013022
89k Commissioning ceremony, 15 April 1967. Kurt Olenburg, USN (Ret.)
Horne
04013034
943k Manning the rail during the Commissioning ceremony at San Francisco Bay Naval Shipyard (Hunters Point Division) on 15 April 1967.
Darryl Baker
Horne 191k Stern view, showing detail of her aft 5"/54 mount. USN
Horne 130k Port view, Underway. USN
Horne 106k Starboard view, underway. USN
Horne 44k

Wichita (AOR 1) replenishing USS Horne (CG 30).

US Navy photo.

USN
Horne 132k

Undated port bow view.

U.S. Navy photo.

Wendell Royce McLaughlin Jr.
Horne
04013036
1.2m

Aerial photo of USS Horne (DLG 30) taken in March 1967. Photo likely taken when she was on builders trials.

Vallejo Naval Historical Museum

Darryl Baker
Horne
04013010
343k Starboard bow view off Hunters Point, CA, 26 June 1967 Robert M. Cieri
Horne
04013023
184k USS Horne (DLG 30) in Francisco Bay in 1967. Kurt Olenburg, USN (Ret.)
Horne 75k Port bow view, while the date is unknown the photo was taken prior to the 1976 overhaul when the single 3"50 cal. guns were removed. Edward H. Cleary
Horne
04013035
84k Refueling from USS Enterprise (CVN 65), 1977. Edward H. Cleary
Horne 95k Sydney Harbor, Sydney, Australia, August 1977. Edward H. Cleary
Horne 88k Starboard bow view showing the added deckhouse behind the after mack and removal of the 3"50's which dates it to sometime between 1976 and 1981 Edward H. Cleary
Horne
04013013

302k

Welcome Aboard booklet, circa 1980. Robert M. Cieri
Horne
04013009
288k Startoard side view in the Pacific, 15 April 1983 Robert M. Cieri
Horne 186k Port bow view while visiting Hobart, Australia in May 1991. Glenn Towler
Horne
04013031
559k

USS Horne (CG 30) executing an UNREP with USS Sacramento (AOE 1) circa 1992 to 1994.

Photos by SMC (SW) Mills

Ed Cleary
Horne
04013032
534k

USS Horne (CG 30) executing an UNREP with USS Sacramento (AOE 1) circa 1992 to 1994.

Photos by SMC (SW) Mills

Ed Cleary
Horne
04013033
543k

USS Horne (CG 30) executing an UNREP with USS Sacramento (AOE 1) circa 1992 to 1994.

Photos by SMC (SW) Mills

Ed Cleary
Horne
04013012
165k Decommissioning Booklet, 4 February 1994. Robert M. Cieri
Horne
04013018
101k The ex-Horne in the Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet. Joe Westerberg
Horne
04013019
85k The ex-Horne in the Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet. Joe Westerberg
Horne
04013020
67k The ex-Horne in the Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet. Joe Westerberg
Horne
04013014
97k The ex-Horne, tied up in Richmond, CA on 26 February 2008. Joe Westerberg
Horne
04013015
137k The ex-Horne, tied up in Richmond, CA on 26 February 2008. Joe Westerberg
Horne
04013016
116k The ex-Horne, tied up in Richmond, CA on 26 February 2008. Joe Westerberg
Horne
04013017
126k The ex-Horne, tied up in Richmond, CA on 26 February 2008. Joe Westerberg
Horne
04013021
148k The ex-Horne, tied up in Richmond, CA on 26 February 2008. Joe Westerberg
Horne
04013024
33k The ex-Horne (CG 30) being towed out of San Francisco Bay by USNS Navajo (T-ATF 169). She is on her way to Hawaii to be used as one of four targets for a SinkEx during RIMPAC 2008. Photos taken from the South Tower of the Golden Gate Bridge. Mike McCullough
Horne
04013025
34k The ex-Horne (CG 30) being towed out of San Francisco Bay by USNS Navajo (T-ATF 169). She is on her way to Hawaii to be used as one of four targets for a SinkEx during RIMPAC 2008. Photos taken from the South Tower of the Golden Gate Bridge. Mike McCullough
Horne
04013026
39k The ex-Horne (CG 30) being towed out of San Francisco Bay by USNS Navajo (T-ATF 169). She is on her way to Hawaii to be used as one of four targets for a SinkEx during RIMPAC 2008. Photos taken from the South Tower of the Golden Gate Bridge. Mike McCullough
Horne
04013027
49k The ex-Horne (CG 30) being towed out of San Francisco Bay by USNS Navajo (T-ATF 169). She is on her way to Hawaii to be used as one of four targets for a SinkEx during RIMPAC 2008. Photos taken from the South Tower of the Golden Gate Bridge. Mike McCullough
Horne
04013028
57k The ex-Horne (CG 30) being towed out of San Francisco Bay by USNS Navajo (T-ATF 169). She is on her way to Hawaii to be used as one of four targets for a SinkEx during RIMPAC 2008. Photos taken from the South Tower of the Golden Gate Bridge. Mike McCullough
Horne
04013029
50k The ex-Horne (CG 30) being towed out of San Francisco Bay by USNS Navajo (T-ATF 169). She is on her way to Hawaii to be used as one of four targets for a SinkEx during RIMPAC 2008. Photos taken from the South Tower of the Golden Gate Bridge. Mike McCullough
Horne
04013030
43k The ex-Horne (CG 30) being towed out of San Francisco Bay by USNS Navajo (T-ATF 169). She is on her way to Hawaii to be used as one of four targets for a SinkEx during RIMPAC 2008. Photos taken from the South Tower of the Golden Gate Bridge. Mike McCullough

Commanding Officers
Name/Rank Final Rank Dates
Turner, Stansfield, CAPT ADM 04/15/67 - 07/26/68
Lupia, Archy L., CAPT   07/26/68 - 02/03/70
Glaser, William Reed, CAPT   02/03/70 - 08/24/71
Woods Jr., Edwin Elmore, CAPT   08/24/71 - 09/09/73
Altwegg, David Mattson, CAPT RADM 09/09/73 - 06/06/75
Layman, Lawrence, CAPT RADM 06/06/75 - 08/19/77
Barber Jr., James Alden, CAPT   08/19/77 - 11/16/79
Beasley, Charles Jahns, CAPT   11/16/79 - 08/29/81
Stewart, Keith Archibald, CAPT   08/29/81 - 08/29/83
Hardy, Brenton Philip, CAPT   08/29/83 - 05/03/85
Killinger, Edwin Earl, CAPT   05/03/85 - 07/01/87
Long III, Edward Charles, CAPT   07/01/87 - 08/18/89
Barnett, Thomas Joseph, CAPT   08/18/89 - 08/06/91
Beason, Nathan H., CAPT   08/06/91 - 05/15/93
Johnston, Robert E., CDR   05/15/93 - 02/04/94

USS HORNE (DLG/CG 30) History
View This Vessels DANFS History Entry on the U.S. Navy Historical Center website.

Crew Contact And Reunion Information

Contact Name: Joe Westerberg
Address: P.O. Box 176, Palm Springs, CA 92263-0176
Phone:
E-mail: IC1@USSHorne.net


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 Horne website By Joe Westerberg.
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