USS Bulkeley (DDG-84)

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Career (US)
Name: USS Bulkeley
Namesake: John D. Bulkeley
Ordered: 20 June 1996
Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding
Laid down: 10 May 1999
Launched: 21 June 2000
Commissioned: 8 December 2001
Status: in active service, as of 2024
Badge: Bulkeley ship crest.jpg
General characteristics
Class and type: Arleigh Burke class destroyer
Displacement: 9,200 tons
Length: 509 ft 6 in (155.30 m)
Beam: 66 ft (20 m)
Draft: 31 ft (9.4 m)
Propulsion: 4 × General Electric LM2500-30 gas turbines, 2 shafts, 100,000 shp (75 MW)
Speed: 30+ knots
Complement: 380 officers and enlisted
Armament: 1 x 32 cell, 1 x 64 cell Mk 41 vertical launch systems, 96 x RIM-66 SM-2, BGM-109 Tomahawk or RUM-139 VL-Asroc, missiles
1 x 5/62 in (127/62 mm), 2 x 25 mm, 4 x 12.7 mm guns, 2 x Phalanx CIWS
2 x Mk 46 triple torpedo tubes
Aircraft carried: 2 x SH-60 Sea Hawk helicopters
Motto: Freedom's Torch

USS Bulkeley (DDG-84) is an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer in the United States Navy. She was named for Vice Admiral John D. Bulkeley.

Bulkeley was laid down on 10 May 1999 by Ingalls Shipbuilding and launched on 21 June 2000 in Pascagoula, Mississippi. She was commissioned on 8 December 2001 and is currently homeported at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia.

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