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Operational and Building Data
Named by SecNav May 23 2013.
Fabrication begun at BIW October 31 2014.
Keel laid May 14 2018.

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Inouye 21kDaniel Ken "Dan" Inouye, September 7 1924 December 17 2012) was a Medal of Honor recipient and a United States Senator from Hawaii, a member of the Democratic Party, and the President pro tempore of the United States Senate from 2010 until his death in 2012, making him the highest-ranking Asian American politician in U.S. history. Inouye was the chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations. On May 23, 2013, the Navy announced that an Arleigh Burke class destroyer, USS Daniel Inouye (DDG-118) would be named for him.Wolfgang Hechler
Inouye 143kShips patch.Wolfgang Hechler

Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler

CDR DonAnn Gilmore (PCU)    Mar 07 2019 - present

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Official U.S.Navy Destroyer Website

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