FFG-54 USS Ford

US Navy




1985 to 2013    


FFG-54 USS Ford

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1981-may-22Ordered
1983-jul-11Laid down
1984-jun-23Launched
1985-jun-29Commissioned
1985-jun-30HomeportNS Long Beach assigned to NS Long Beach
1986Port VisitSan Diego Port in San Diego off North Island with a USCG HH-3F Pelican flying over her
1994-sep-3HomeportNS Everett assigned to NS Everett
2010-jun-9Port VisitRoyal Roads Fleet Review: 100th anniversary of Canadian Navy visited CFB Esquimalt for MARPAC Fleet Review
2013-oct-31Decommissionedat NS Everett

Specifications    

    from Oliver Hazard Perry long-hull class
138length (m)
2Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
1Missile Launcher Mk 13
1Naval Gun Oto Melara 76 mm
2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm
1Chaff and decoys AN/SLQ-25 Nixie
1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPS-49

Aircraft    

    Typical Max
United States Naval Aviation Sikorsky s-70 H-60 12


The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Builder    

Todd Pacific Shipyards, San Pedro,


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