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USS Jouett (DLG-29/CG-29)

Please see below for item level images and donated collections containing photographs of USS Jouett (DLG-29/CG-29)

USS Jouett (DLG-29) was laid down 25 September 1962 by Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Wash.; launched 30 June 1964; sponsored by Mrs. S. J. Ervin, Jr., wife of the Senator from North Carolina; and commissioned 3 December 1966, Captain Robert S. Hayes in command.

Carrying the most modern antisubmarine detection and missile warfare gear, USS Jouett (DLG-29) joins the fleet as a ready defender of freedom. Her motto, "Eternal Vigilance," serves as a reminder of the ship's mission in war and peace.

Upon completion of fitting out in February of 1967 USS Jouett (DLG-29) was assigned to Cruiser-Destroyer Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, and operated out of her home port, San Diego.

For a complete history of USS Jouett (DLG-29) please see its DANFS page.