June 1, 2020
From Trailer, to Barge, to Victory Bistro
USS Vicksburg (CG 69) is a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser going through the cruiser modernization program. Vicksburg is named after the Civil War Battle of Vicksburg and the city of Vicksburg, Mississippi. Her keel was laid down May 30, 1990, and she was launched on Sept. 7, 1991. She was commissioned Nov. 14, 1992. Vicksburg is currently undergoing maintenance overhaul in BAE Shipyard, Norfolk, Virginia.