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USS STOUT (DDG-55)


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CLASS - BURKE Flight I As Built.
Displacement 8373 Tons (Full), Dimensions, 504' 7" (oa) x 66' 11" x 20' (Max)
Armament 1 x 5"/54 RF, 2 Phalanx 20mm Guns, 90 VLS Cells,
8 Harpoon Missiles, 6 x 12.75" TT.
Machinery, 100,000 SHP; 4 GE LM-2500 Gas Turbines, 2 screws
Speed, 30+ Knots, Range 4400 NM@ 20 Knots, Crew 370.
Operational and Building Data
Laid down by Litton - Ingalls, Pascagoula Miss. on August 8 1991.
Launched October 16 1992 and commissioned August 13 1994.
Active unit of the US. Navy.
Homeported at Norfolk Virginia

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Stout 102kThe ship's namesake RADM Herald Franklin Stout, USN.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 49kArtist's conception of the Stout as built by the renowned graphic illustrator John Barrett with the text written by naval author and historian Robert F. Sumrall. Their company Navy Yard Associates offers prints of most destroyers, destroyer escorts, submarines and aircraft carriers in various configurations during the ship's lifetime. The prints can be customized with ship's patches, your photograph, your bio, etc. If you decide to purchase artwork from them please indicate that you heard about their work from NavSource.Navy Yard Associates
Stout 114kUndated, location unknown. USS Stout (DDG-55) fires her forward mounted Mk-45/5" 54 cal. lightweight gun during a training exercise. Photo from DefenceTalk.Bill Gonyo
Stout 51kThe Christening Program.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 236kDN-SC-94-00646. Pascagoula, October 15 1993, a view of warships under construction at the Ingalls Shipbuilding shipyard. (From front to back) are the guided-missile cruiser Port Royal (CG 73), the guided-missile destroyer Stout (DDG 55) and the guided-missile destroyer Mitscher (DDG 57). Inboard of STOUT is the guided-missile destroyer Ramage (DDG 61) and inboard of MITSCHER is the guided-missile destroyer Russell (DDG 59). U.S. Navy photo by: OS2 John Bouvia.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 165kUSS Stout (DDG-55) underway at sea during pre-commissioning trials, circa mid-1994. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command. Photo # NH 106831-KN.Robert Hurst
Stout 76kThe Commissioning Program.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 156kThe Commissioning Poster.Robert M. Cieri/Frank M. EGGER, Lienz-Tyrol, Austria
Stout 193kDN-SC-95-02275 (20 August 1995) A port beam view of the guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) underway in Hampton Roads. The Stout is returning to Norfolk following the departure of Hurricane Felix from the area. U.S. Navy Photo by: Don S. Montgomery, USN (Ret).Robert M. Cieri
Stout 92kUSS Stout (DDG-55) and USS Merrimack (AO-179) during an UNREP viewed from CVN-73 George Washington in the Atlantic, Novermber 1995.Wendell R McLaughlin Jr
Stout 93kThe U.S. Navy`s nuclear powered aircraft carrier; the Nimitz Class, USS George Washington (CVN 73 ) (right), as it refuels the Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyer USS Stout ( DDG 55) while transiting the Atlantic Ocean on January 30, 1996. This marked the first time the Stout came alongside an aircraft carrier for underway replenishment.Fred Weiss
Stout 259kDD-SD-99-03460. Atlantic Ocean, January 30 1996, the USS George Washington (CVN-73) refuels the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55), while transiting the Atlantic Ocean during Operation Joint Endeavor. U.S. Navy photo by: PH1 Chris Vickers.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 135kDD-SD-99-03484, 960203-N-2302H-001. On board the Arleigh Burke Class Guided Missile Destroyer USS Stout (DDG-55) located in the Adriatic Sea, crewmembers handle lines during underway replenishment operations with the Navy oiler, USS Merrimac (AO-179). Both the USS Stout and USS Merrimac are part of the USS George Washington Battle Group which is patrolling the waters of the Adriatic Sea in support of Operation Joint Endeavor. Photo by PHAN Joe Hendricks, February 3 1996.Bill Gonyo
Stout 77kHalifax, NS June 27 1997.Marc Piché
Stout 58kNorfolk July 24 1998.Marc Piché
Stout 32kNorfolk July 24 1998.Marc Piché
Stout 72kPortsmouth, VA July 24 1998.Marc Piché
Stout 61k960203-N-2302H-003, aboard USS Stout, February 3 1999, linehandlers traverse the deck of the U.S.Navy’s Arleigh Burke Class Destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) while taking up slack during an underway replenishment with the Cimarron Class Oiler USS Merrimack (AO(J)179) while transiting eastward in the Atlantic Ocean. USS Stout, commanded by CDR David Thorson, is part of the George Washington Battle Group. Members of the battle group departed their homeports in late January for a scheduled six-month deployment to the Mediterranean. Official U.S. Navy photo by Airman Joe Hendricks.Tony Cowart
Stout 24kBarcelona, Spain April 23 1999.Marc Piché
Stout 78kBarcelona, Spain May 1 1999.Marc Piché
Stout 90kBarcelona, Spain May 1 1999.Marc Piché
Stout 78kBarcelona, Spain May 1 1999.Marc Piché
Stout 52kPortsmouth, England April 19 2000.Marc Piché
Stout 27kUSS Stout (DDG-55) and USS McFaul (DDG-74) in Roosvelt Roads, March 2001.Jörg Bihlmayr
Stout 124kFt. Lauderdale, Fla., April 30 2002, the destroyers USS McFaul (DDG 74) and USS Stout DDG 55), foreground, are pier side at Port Everglades in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. In the background are the destroyers USS Deyo (DD 989), USS Porter (DDG 78), and the cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56). The five ships and the carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), all based in Norfolk, Va., are in Ft. Lauderdale for the 2002 Fleet Week/Air and Sea Show. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Ed Buclatin. [020430-N-6092B-003] Apr. 30, 2002.Fred Weiss
Stout 94kThe USS Stout (DDG 55) and the USS McFaul (DDG 74) are shored together at Port Everglades, Fla., April 30 2002. The two missile guided destroyers are home stationed in Norfolk, Va. Photo by Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Pratt.Bill Gonyo
Stout 161kTwo views of the Stout in Genoa, Italy on November 8 2003.Carlo Martinelli
Stout 139kAs above.Carlo Martinelli
Stout 73kSeries of three photos taken in Trieste, Italy, 21 November 2003, as part of NATO’s Standing Naval Forces Mediterranean (STANAVFORMED).Frank M. EGGER / Lienz - Tyrol/Austria
Stout 71kAs above.Frank M. EGGER / Lienz - Tyrol/Austria
Stout 37kAs above.Frank M. EGGER / Lienz - Tyrol/Austria
Stout 102kTwo views of the Stout alongside the HMS Portsmouth taken during a crew exchange portion of the 2003 deployment.Jason Wells
Stout 119kAs above.Jason Wells
Stout 63k050425-N-8154G-100, Fort Lauderdale, Fl, April 25 2005, the guided missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) and her crew arrives at Port Everglades to kick-off "Fleet Week" 2005. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate Airman Jeremy L. Grisham.Tony Cowart
Stout 90k050309-N-8154G-068, Atlantic Ocean, March 9 2005, the guided missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) underway in the Atlantic Ocean. Stout is assigned to the USS Bataan (LHD 5) Expeditionary Strike Group and conducting training exercises prior to an upcoming deployment. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate Airman Jeremy L. Grisham.Tony Cowart
Stout 97kJune 2005 at Cape Canaveral.Jason Wells
Stout 123kGuided missile destroyers USS Paul Nitze (DDG-94) and USS Stout (DDG-55) moored pierside on the Elizabeth River, Norfolk, Virginia. Photo taken in 2006 by DeeAnne.Bill Gonyo
Stout 184k060417-N-5307M-388. Caucedo, Dominican Republic, April 17 2006, U.S. Ambassador to the Dominican Republic, Hans H. Hertell, addresses guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) Sailors about the opportunity between the Stout and the Dominican Navy working together. Stout is part of the George Washington Carrier Strike Group participating in Partnership of the Americas, a maritime training and readiness deployment of the U.S. Naval Forces with Caribbean and Latin American countries in support of Southern Command's (SOUTHCOM) objectives for enhanced maritime security. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate Airman Tristian Miller.Bill Gonyo
Stout 56k060429-N-1045B-006, Caribbean Sea, April 29 2006, Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) prepares to join Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) for a joint anti-submarine warfare exercise and British Royal Navy Trafalgar-class submarine HMS Trafalger (S107). U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Michael D. Blackwell II.Tony Cowart
Stout 40k060429-N-8403A-010, Caribbean Sea, April 29 2006, guided missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) pulls alongside the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) in preparation for a strike group photo exercise. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate Airman Apprentice Jennifer Apsey.Tony Cowart
Stout 30k060524-N-5055G-012, Norfolk, VA, May 24 2006, a crew member aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) throws out a mooring line during arrival operations at Naval Station Norfolk, Va. U.S. Navy photo by Journalist 2nd Class Joshua Glassburn.Tony Cowart
Stout 34k060523-N-1331S-043, Norfolk, VA, May 24 2006, the guided-missle destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55), an element of the George Washington Carrire Strike Group (GWCSG), returns home to Naval Station Norfolk after completing a three-month deployment. U.S Navy photo by Photographer's Mate Airman Jason Smith.Tony Cowart
Stout 162k060524-N-0635C-556. May 24 2006, the guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) returns to her homeport of Naval Station Norfolk, Va., after participating in Partnership of the Americas, a maritime training and readiness deployment of U.S. Naval Forces with Caribbean and Latin American countries in support of U.S. Southern Command objectives for enhanced maritime security. U.S. Navy photo by Lithographer 2nd Class Pamela Coxe.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 186k060524-N-0635C-578. May 24 2006, a sailor tosses a line over the side of the guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55), as the ship returns to her homeport of Naval Station Norfolk, Va. The ship participated in Partnership of the Americas, a maritime training and readiness deployment of U.S. Naval forces with Caribbean and Latin American countries. U.S. Navy photo by: Lithographer 2nd Class Pamela Coxe.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 66k081006-N-9911M-031. Pacific Ocean, October 6 2008, the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) launches a SM-2 Standard Missile from the aft missile bay aboard at the ex-USS O'Bannon (DD 987) during a sinking exercise. The exercise demonstrated the ability for multiple strike group units to operate together effectively with precision in an operationally realistic exercise environment. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd class Zachary Martin.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 146k081006-N-9911M-146. Pacific Ocean, October 6 2008, the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) fires a 5-Inch/54-caliber (Mk 45) gun mounted on the ship's foc'sle during a sinking exercise on the ex-USS O'Bannon (DD 987). The exercise demonstrated the ability for multiple strike group units to operate together effectively with precision in an operationally realistic exercise environment. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd class Zachary Martin.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 178k100926-N-5324W-099. Atlantic Ocean, September 26 2010, the guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) is underway during routine training operations. Stout is preparing to participate in Joint Warrior 10-2, a multinational exercise designed to improve interoperability between allied navies and prepare participating crews to conduct combined operations during deployment. US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Anna Wade.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 138k101005-N-2855B-060. Atlantic Ocean, October 5 2010, Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Ormon King signals to air personnel to chock and chain an SH-60B Seahawk helicopter attached to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (Light) 48, Detachment 5 on the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) during routine flight operations while under way. Stout is participating in Joint Warrior 10-2, a United Kingdom-led multinational exercise designed to improve interoperability between allied navies and prepare participating crews to conduct combined operations during deployment. US Navy photo by MC1 (SW/AW) Molly A. Burgess.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 135k101005-N-2855B-137. Atlantic Ocean, October 5 2010, flight deck personnel pull the chocks and chains from an SH-60B Seahawk helicopter attached to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (Light) 48, Detachment 5 on the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) during preparation for take off. Stout is participating in Joint Warrior 10-2, a United Kingdom-led multinational exercise designed to improve interoperability between allied navies and prepare participating crews to conduct combined operations during deployment. US Navy photo by MC1 (SW/AW) Molly A. Burgess.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 112k101005-N-2855B-141. Atlantic Ocean, October 5 2010, an SH-60B Seahawk helicopter attached to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (Light) 48, Detachment 5 lifts off from the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) during routine flight operations while under way. Stout is participating in Joint Warrior 10-2, a United Kingdom-led multinational exercise designed to improve interoperability between allied navies and prepare participating crews to conduct combined operations during deployment. US Navy photo by MC1 (SW/AW) Molly A. Burgess.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 134k110303-N-7730P-010. Mediterranean Sea, March 3 2011, the guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) transits in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility during a routine ballistic missile defense deployment. Stout is supporting maritime security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Gary A Prill.Bill Gonyo
Stout 72k110319-N-XW539-164. Mediterranean Sea, March 19 2011, the guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) launches a Tomahawk cruise missile in support of Operation Odyssey Dawn. The cruise missile was one of about 110 fired from U.S. and British ships and submarines that targeted about 20 radar and anti-aircraft sites along Libya's Mediterranean coast. United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973 authorized all necessary measures to protect Libyan civilians under threat of attack by Col. Moammar Gadhafi's forces. US Navy photo by Sonar Technician 3rd Class Jeramy Spivey.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 121k130818-N-WJ261-099. Norfolk, Virginia, August 18 2013, the guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) departs Naval Station Norfolk for deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Karen E. Cozza, USN.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 131k131026-N-UD469-702. Mediterranean Sea, October 26 2013, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) fires its MK 45 5-inch lightweight gun during a live-fire exercise. Stout is on a scheduled deployment supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amanda R. Gray.Ron Reeves
Stout 171k131108-N-UD469-293. Mediterranean Sea, November 8 2013, a round is fired from an MK45 5-inch gun during a live-fire exercise aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55). Stout, homeported in Norfolk, Va., is on a scheduled deployment supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amanda R. Gray, USN.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 126k131118-N-UD469-003. Mediterranean Sea, November 18 2013, Firecontrolman 2nd Class Matthew Compton assesses information at the remote control system in the combat information center of the guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55). Stout, homeported in Norfolk, Va., is on a scheduled deployment supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amanda R. Gray, USN.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 148k131119-N-UD469-167. Mediterranean Sea, November 19 2013, Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Gregory Spaulding fires rounds from the MK 38 25mm machine gun during a live fire exercise aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55). Stout is on a scheduled deployment supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amanda R. Gray.Ron Reeves
Stout 112k131119-N-UD469-044. Mediterranean Sea, November 19 2013, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) fires its phalanx close-in weapons system (CWIS) during a live-fire exercise. Stout, homeported in Norfolk, Va., is on a scheduled deployment supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amanda R. Gray, USN.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 100k131217-N-UD469-399. Souda Bay, Greece, December 17 2013, sailors man the lines on the foc'sle of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) while rotating the ship for ammunition handling during a voyage repair availability at Naval Support Activity Souda Bay. Stout, homeported in Norfolk, Va., is on a scheduled deployment supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amanda R. Gray.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 97k131218-N-UD469-023. Souda Bay, Greece, December 18 2013, Boatswain's Mate Seaman Apprentice Marlon Shackelford sands the hull of the guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) during a voyage repair availability at Naval Support Activity Souda Bay. Stout, homeported in Norfolk, Va., is on a scheduled deployment supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amanda R. Gray.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 184k131225-N-UD469-050. Limassol, Cyprus, December 25 2013, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) is illuminated with friendship lights as the ship is moored in Limassol for Christmas. Stout, homeported in Norfolk, Va., is on a scheduled deployment supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amanda R. Gray.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 171k140117-N-UD469-575. Mediterranean Sea, January 17 2014, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) fires her MK 45 5-inch lightweight gun during a live-fire exercise with the French navy frigate FS Surcouf (F 711). Stout is on a scheduled deployment supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amanda R. Gray.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 101k140127-N-UD469-330. Mediterannean Sea, January 27 2014, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) fires its Mk-45 5-inch lightweight gun during a live fire exercise. Stout is on a scheduled deployment supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amanda R. Gray.Ron Reeves
Stout 189k140127-N-UD469-065. Mediterranean Sea, January 27 2014, Gunner's Mate 1st Class Michael Doyle fires a shot line from the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) during a replenishment-at-sea (RAS) with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Lenthall (T-AO 189). Stout is on a scheduled deployment supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amanda R. Gray.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 101k140127-N-UD469-330. Mediterranean Sea, January 27 2014, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) fires her Mk-45 5-inch lightweight gun during a live fire exercise. Stout is on a scheduled deployment supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amanda R. Gray.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 131k140212-N-UD469-048. Editerranean Sea, February 12 2014, Quartermaster 1st Class Jose Perez watches the Voyage Management System on the bridge of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) during a transit through the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Stout is on a scheduled deployment supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amanda R. Gray.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 127k140213-N-UD469-173. Mediterranean Sea, February 13 2014, Damage Control Assistant, Lt.j.g. Melissa Prater, annotates updates on a damage control chart in the Combat Systems Maintenance Center of the guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) during a general quarters drill. Stout is on a scheduled deployment supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amanda R. Gray.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 148k140214-N-UD469-151. Mediterranean Sea, February 14 2014, sailors heave a line aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) during a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Lenthall (T-AO 189). Stout is on a scheduled deployment supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amanda R. Gray.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 131k140214-N-UD469-089. Mediterranean Sea, February 14 2014, Electronics Technician 3rd Class Joshua Bryant stands on the brow of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) to signal to the pilot house when to slow down before a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Lenthall (T-AO 189). Stout is on a scheduled deployment supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amanda R. Gray.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 226k140214-N-UD469-228. Mediterranean Sea, February 14 2014, sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) receive pallets of supplies from the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Lenthall (T-AO 189) during a replenishment-at-sea. Stout is on a scheduled deployment supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amanda R. Gray.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 144k140214-N-UD469-094. Mediterranean Sea, February 14 2014, Gunner's Mate 3rd Class Christian Davis fires a shot line from the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) during a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Lenthall (T-AO 189). Stout is on a scheduled deployment supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amanda R. Gray.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 132k140219-N-UD469-530. Split, Croatia, February 19 2014, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) displays a full dress ship in observance of President's Day while moored, during a routine port visit. Stout, homeported in Norfolk, Va., is on deployment supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amanda R. Gray.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 92k140404-N-WJ261-070. Norfolk, April 4 2014, family and friends welcome home the guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55). Stout returned to homeport at Naval Station Norfolk an eight-month deployment supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Amber N. O'Donovan.Robert M. Cieri
Stout 149k140404-N-WJ261-320. Norfolk, April 4 2014, the guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) returns to homeport at Naval Station Norfolk. Stout completed an eight-month deployment supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Amber N. O'Donovan.Ron Reeves
Stout 45kShip's patch.Mike Smolinski
Stout 12kShip's patch.Steven A. Cardali

USS STOUT DDG-55 History
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This ship was built too late to be covered by the DANFS project

Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves

CDR Carl Eugene Garrett Jr.    Aug 13 1994 - Nov 17 1995
CDR David Nathan Thorson    Nov 17 1995 - Jul 18 1997
CDR David Moore Jackson    Jul 18 1997 - Feb 6 1999
CDR Joseph Albert Horn Jr.    Feb 6 1999 - Sep 15 2000 (Later RADM)
CDR Clifford Seawell Sharpe    Sep 15 2000 - Mar 9 2002 (Later RADM)
CDR George Bonsall    Mar 9 2002 - Feb 28 2004
CDR Jack Sherm Noel II    Feb 28 2004 - Sep 2 2005 (Sea swap with DDG-66)
CAPT Gerard Paul (Gerry) Hueber    Sep 2 2005 - Sep 29 2005
CDR Jeffrey Thomas Griffin    Sep 29 2005 - Apr 9 2006 (Sea swap with DDG-66)
CDR Thomas Koloman Kiss    Apr 9 2006 - Oct 2007
CDR Robert D. Katz    Oct 2007 - Apr 3 2009
CDR Mark Jerome Oberley    Apr 3 2009 - Dec 28 2010
CDR Nathan P. Borchers    Dec 28 2010 - Mar 1 2011
CAPT Jay Daniel Shaffer    Mar 1 2011 - Mar 6 2011
CDR Sylvester Lewis Steele    Mar 6 2011 - Sep 8 2011
LCDR Robert William Alpigini Jr.    Sep 8 2011 - Nov 15 2011 (Acting)
CDR Sylvester Lewis Steele    Nov 15 2011 - Sep 7 2012
CDR Robert William Alpigini Jr.    Sep 7 2012 - May 2 2014
CDR Andrew P. Fitzpatrick    May 2 2014 - present 

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