USS TRUXTUN


Past Ships

The first TRUXTUN was a brig launched in 1842 and destroyed after ;running aground off the coast of Mexico in 1846.

The second TRUXTUN (DD-14) was a destroyer in service from 1902 to 1919.

DD-14 TRUXTUN, JUL 1902
(DD-14 TRUXTUN, JUL 1902)

The third TRUXTUN (DD-229) was a destroyer in service commissioned in 1921 and accidentally wrecked in 1942.

DD-229 TRUXTUN, DEC 1920
(DD-229 TRUXTUN, DEC 1920)

The fourth TRUXTUN (APD-98) was laid down as a destroyer escort DE-282 in 1943, but completed as a high-speed transport in 1945, later transferred to Taiwan and renamed Fu Shan.

APD-98 1945
(APD-98 1945)

The fifth TRUXTUN (CGN-35), originally DLGN-35, was a guided missile cruiser.

CGN-35 TRUXTUN
(CGN-35 TRUXTUN)

The sixth TRUXTUN (DDG-103) is an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer that is currently under construction.

DDG-103 TRUXTUN, APRIL 2007
(DDG-103 TRUXTUN, APRIL 2007)