USS THOMAS S. GATES
CG 51
  
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Keel Laid: August 31, 1984
Launched: December 14, 1985
Commissioned: August 22, 1987
Deccommisioned: December 16, 2005

Builder: Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine
Propulsion system: 4 General Electric LM-2500 Gas 
Turbine Engines
Length, overall: 567 feet
Beam: 55 feet 
Draft: 33 feet 
Displacement: Full Displacement: 9957 tons
Speed: 30+ knots
Crew: 24 Officers 340 Enlisted
Aircraft: two SH-60 Sea Hawk (LAMPS MK III) helicopters
Armament: 
 - 2 MK-45 MOD 4 5"/54 caliber lightweight gun 
 - 2 MK-26 missile launchers for Standard Missiles (SM-2) 
and Anti-Submarine Rocket (ASROC) 
 - 2 Harpoon Missile Quad-Canister Launchers (MK-141)
 - 2 MK 32 MOD 14 Torpedo Tubes - 6 MK-46 torpedoes
 - 2 MK 15 MOD 2 Close-in-Weapons Systems (CIWS)
 - 1 MK 36 MOD 2 Super Rapid-Blooming Off-Board Chaff 
System
 - 2 50-Caliber Machine Guns