Description: USS Horne (DLG/CG-30) was a Belknap-class destroyer leader / cruiser. Named for Admiral Frederick J. Horne, 1880-1959. She was launched as DLG-30, a frigate, and reclassified Cruiser on 30 June 1975.
After more than 26 years of service, Horne was decommissioned on 4 February 1994. She was struck the same day, placed in the custody of the United States Maritime Administration and was laid up at the Suisun Bay National Defense Reserve Fleet. Initially scheduled to be scrapped, she was spared the breakers torch and was sunk as a target on June 29th, 2008 as part of RIMPAC 2008.