U.S.S. Ramage DDG 61


The U.S.S. Ramage is a destroyer in Arleigh Burke class. Destroyers and guided missile destroyers operate in support of carrier battle groups, surface action groups, amphibious groups and replenishment groups. Destroyers primarily perform anti- submarine warfare duty while guided missle destroyers are multi-mission surface combatants.

Launched: February 11, 1994
Commissioned: July 22, 1995
Builder: Bath Iron Works, Ingalls Shipbuilding
Displacement: 8,315 tons
Length: 505'; Beam 59'
Propulsion System: four General Electric LM 2500-30 gas turbines, two shafts, 100,000 total shaft horsepower.
Speed: 30+ kts; Complement 23 Officers, 300 Enlisted.
Homeport: Norfolk, Virginia