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USS TRUXTUN (DLGN/CGN 35)

Image courtesy of Al Grazevich


       
Flag Hoist/Radio Call Sign: November - Tango - Yankee - Lima


Patch image contributed by Mike Smolinski
CLASS - TRUXTUN
Displacement 8,200 Tons, Dimensions, 564' (oa) x 58' x 31' (Max)
Armament 1 Terrier/ASROC, SAM/ASW (60 Missiles) 1 x 5"/54RF, 2 x 3"/50, 6 x12.75" TT.
Machinery, 60,000 SHP; 2 G.E. Reactors (D2G), Geared Turbines, 2 screws
Speed, 30+ Knots, Crew 475.
Operational and Building Data
Keel laid on 17 JUN 1963 at New York Shipbuilding Corp, Camden, NJ
Launched 19 DEC 1964
Commissioned 27 MAY 1967
Reclassified CGN 35 on 30 JUN 1975
Decommissioned 11 SEP 1995
Stricken 11 SEP 1995
Fate: Disposed - Hulk recycling completed at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard on 28 APR 1999

Patch image contributed by Robert M. Cieri

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By And/Or Copyright
Truxtun 137k Launch Postal cover, 19 DEC1964. Robert M. Cieri
Truxtun 235k Commissioning booklet, 27 MAY 1967. Robert M. Cieri
Truxtun 55k Bows on view. USN
Truxtun 109k Off Point Loma in San Diego, CA. Official USN Image. USN
Truxtun 103k Starboard view. USN
Truxtun 84k Starboard quarter. USN
Truxtun 114k Port bow, Official USN Image. USN
Truxtun 71k Port view, underway. USN
Truxtun 60k Port quarter. USN
Truxtun 120K Undated port bow view. Robert Hirsh
Truxtun 455k Pacific Oceanů..The nuclear powered Guided Missile Frigate USS Truxtun (DLGN 35), June 1970. Naval Photographic Center - PH1 Blair. EMC(SW) Brian Kroenung
Truxtun
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406k USS Truxtun (DLGN 35) underway in the Pacific near Oahu, 23 July 1970.

NPC #KN-19008 by PH1 E. L. Goligoski, USN
DCC(SS/SW) David Johnston, USN
Truxtun
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215k

An HH-3A Sea King of Helicopter from Combat Support Squadron (HC) 7 landing on board the destroyer leader USS Truxton (DLGN 35) circa 1970-1971.

US Navy and Marine Corps Museum/Naval Aviation Museum, Photo #2008.103.005

Mike Green
Truxtun 295k Welcome Aboard booklet. Robert M. Cieri
Truxtun
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1.5m At anchor in Wellington, New Zealand, 1 September 1976. From the collection of Chris Howell, Southland Ship Stores, Ltd. Chris Howell
Truxtun
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114k Moored ant NAS North Island in late 1978 or early 1979. Richard Stiles
Truxtun
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115k Moored ant NAS North Island in late 1978 or early 1979. Richard Stiles
Truxtun
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85k Moored ant NAS North Island in late 1978 or early 1979. Richard Stiles
Truxtun
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154k Moored ant NAS North Island in late 1978 or early 1979. Richard Stiles
Truxtun
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101k Moored ant NAS North Island in late 1978 or early 1979. Richard Stiles
Truxtun
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109k Moored ant NAS North Island in late 1978 or early 1979. Richard Stiles
Truxtun
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392k Moored ant NAS North Island in late 1978 or early 1979. Richard Stiles
England
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75k San Diego Naval Station during the 1980's. Shown from left to right; USS Truxtun (CGN 35), USS Halsey (CG 23), and USS England (CG 22). © David Buell
Truxtun 44k Port bow view from USS California (CGN 36) while underway in the Indian Ocean, April 1980. Michael Boyd
Truxtun 35k Bow view from USS California (CGN 36) while underway in the Indian Ocean, April 1980. Michael Boyd
Truxtun
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397k Starboard bow view while underway, date and location unknown. This photo was taken sometime after her last major overhaul which was completed in 1984, which included the addition of 2 Phalanx CIWS and AN/SLQ-32. Ed Zajkowski
Truxtun
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103k Moored, starboard side to, NAS Alameda, March 1987. Robert M. Cieri
Truxtun
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109k Moored, starboard side to, NAS Alameda, March 1987. Robert M. Cieri
Truxtun
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108k Moored, starboard side to, NAS Alameda, March 1987. Robert M. Cieri
Truxtun
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178k

3 January 1989 - A port beam view of the nuclear-powered guided missile-cruiser USS Truxtun (CGN 35) underway steaming to her homeport of San Diego.

U.S. Navy photo #DN-SC-90-02332 by: PH2 Petty.

Robert M. Cieri
Truxtun
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156k

27 November 1991 - A starboard beam view of the nuclear-powered guided-missile cruiser USS Truxtun (CGN 35) approaching port at Subic Bay, Republic of the Philippines.

U. S. Navy photo #DN-SC-92-01735by: PH2 Andrew Heuer.

Robert M. Cieri
Truxtun 85k Deactivation cermony, Bremerton Washington, 8 DEC 1994. Dave Flomerfelt
Truxtun 82k Deactivation cermony, Bremerton Washington, 8 DEC 1994. Dave Flomerfelt
Truxtun 153k Deactivation booklet, 8 DEC 1994. Robert M. Cieri
Truxtun
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85k Official Invitation to the Decommissioning Ceremony for USS Truxtun (CGN 35) on 11 September 1995 at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard. Robert M. Cieri
Truxtun 136k Decommissioning booklet, 11 SEP 1995 Robert M. Cieri
Truxtun 835k A photo of a painting which hung in the Wardroon of Truxtun. Robert M. Cieri
Truxtun 119k Truxtun seen here undergoing "Recycling" at Bremerton Naval Shipyard. USN

Commanding Officers
Name/Rank Final Rank Dates
Work, David Diltz, CAPT   05/27/67 - 01/31/70
Smith, Robert S., CAPT   01/31/70 - 05/01/73
Small Jr., Robert Holdermann, CAPT   05/01/73 - 11/20/75
Tally, Billy Fair, CAPT   11/20/75 - 02/23/79
Baldwin, Edwin McLean, CAPT   02/23/79 - 01/16/81
Pearson, John Davis, CAPT   01/16/81 - 07/10/84
Van Arsdall III, Clyde James, CAPT   07/10/84 - 09/01/87
Coneway, Clinton James, CAPT   09/01/87 - 08/04/90
Nick Jr., Louis A., CAPT   08/04/90 - 02/05/93
Flaherty, Mark Ostrom, CAPT   02/05/93 - 09/11/95

(Courtesy of Robert M. Cieri, Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves)


USS TRUXTUN (DLGN/CGN 35) History
View This Vessels DANFS History Entry on the U.S. Navy Historical Center website.

Crew Contact And Reunion Information
DLG(N)/CG(N)-35

Contact Name: Jerry Lane
Address: 10893 Reef Sands Dr., El Paso, Tx 79924
Phone: (915) 821-1436
E-mail: President@TruxtunAssn.org
Date: October 4 - 7, 2012
Location: Reno, NV


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
Truxtun Association
Hazegray & Underway Cruiser Pages By Andrew Toppan.
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