USS Laboon (DDG 58)

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USS Laboon (DDG-58) is an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer in the United States Navy.

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USS Laboon (DDG-58) is an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer in the United States Navy. She is named for Father John Francis Laboon (1921–1988), a captain in the Chaplain Corps of the United States Navy, who was awarded the Silver Star during World War II while serving on the submarine USS Peto.

Laboon’s keel was laid down in 1992 at the Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine. She was launched in 1993, and commissioned in 1995.

This coin is struck in a an antique finish and features special transparent enamel, showing a bold rendition of the the ship launching a missile that gives an impression that can be both seen and felt, with the ship’s crest on the reverse in full detail.

Each coin measures 1.75 inch (44mm) in size.

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