US Knox class

US Garcia class



Frigate Knox class

An important antisubmarine escort force for two decades, Knoxs were originally laid down as destroyer escorts (DE) but were all reclassified as frigates (FF) in 1975. Later upgrades include the replacement of the Sea Sparrow box launcher by a CIWS Phalanx ( see picture )

Derivatives / Succeeded by
1973 ES FFG Baleares class
1994 TH Phutthayotfa Chulalok class
1999 TW Chi Yang class


4260full load (tn)
134length (m)
14.25beam (m)
7.54draught (m)
28max speed (knots)
35000power (shp)

2Naval Engine boilers
1Naval Engine steam turbines

1Missile Launcher Mk 25 8-cell Sea Sparrow

1Naval Gun Mark 42 5/54 inch (127mm)
1Torpedo Launchers Mk 16 8-cell ASROC
4Torpedo Launchers single tube 324 mm

1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPS-40
1Naval Radar surface search radar AN/SPS-67
1Sonar hull mounted sonar AN/SQS-26
1Sonar towed array sonar AN/SQR-18

helicopter   Aircraft

Typical Max
US US Navy Kaman Seasprite 11
TR Turkish Navy Agusta AB212 11
EG Egyptian Navy Kaman Seasprite 01


US Avondale Shipyard - 27
US Puget Sound Bridge and Dredging Company - Harbor Island5
US Todd Pacific Shipyards, San Pedro - 7
US Todd Pacific Shipyards, Seattle - 7

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19691992 sunk 2007USUS NavyFF-1052USS KnoxNAAS
19691991USUS NavyFF-1053USS RoarkNOUR
19691991 sunk 2002USUS NavyFF-1055USS HepburnNAAP
19691992USUS NavyFF-1056USS Connole
19922002 GR Hellenic Navy F456 HS Ipiros
19691991USUS NavyFF-1058USS MeyerkordNLJY
19701991USUS NavyFF-1054USS GrayNVXR
19701992 sunk 2002USUS NavyFF-1057USS RathburneNVUV
19701991USUS NavyFF-1059USS W. S. SimsNWSS
19991999 TR Turkish Navy parts hulk USS W. S. Sims
19701991USUS NavyFF-1060USS Lang
19701991USUS NavyFF-1061USS PattersonNTMV
19701992USUS NavyFF-1062USS Whipple
2002-- MX Mexican Navy F214 ARM Mina
19701993USUS NavyFF-1064USS LockwoodNIMH
19701992USUS NavyFF-1067USS Francis HammondNFHU
19701992USUS NavyFF-1068USS VreelandNMAP
19921998 GR Hellenic Navy F458 HS Makedonia
19701991 sunk 1998USUS NavyFF-1071USS BadgerNHDT
19701991USUS NavyFF-1072USS Blakely
19701992USUS NavyFF-1075USS Trippe
19922001 GR Hellenic Navy F457 HS Thraki
19701993USUS NavyFF-1077USS Ouellet NDNR
1996-- Phutthayotfa Chulalok class TH Royal Thai Navy FFG 462 HTMS Phutthaloetla Naphalai
19711993USUS NavyFF-1063USS ReasonerNPXQ
2002-- TR Turkish Navy F252 TCG Kocatepe
19711992USUS NavyFF-1066USS Marvin ShieldsNKSG
1997-- MX Mexican Navy F212 ARM Abasolo
19711992 sunk 2003USUS NavyFF-1070USS DownesNMFA
19711992 sunk 2002USUS NavyFF-1074USS Harold E. Holt
19711993USUS NavyFF-1076USS Fanning NKBP
19932001 TR Turkish Navy F251 TCG Adatepe
19711994USUS NavyFF-1078USS Joseph Hewes NELP
1999-- Chi Yang class TW ROCN FF-935 ROCS Lan Yang
19711994USUS NavyFF-1079USS BowenNATM
1995-- TR Turkish Navy F257 TCG Akdeniz
19711992USUS NavyFF-1080USS PaulNOHZ
20002000 TR Turkish Navy parts hulk USS Paul
19711992USUS NavyFF-1081USS AylwinNJHC
1999-- Chi Yang class TW ROCN FF-938 ROCS Ni Yang
19711993USUS NavyFF-1082USS Elmer Montgomery NQJH
19931993 TR Turkish Navy parts hulk USS Elmer Montgomery
19711992USUS NavyFF-1083USS Cook NACI
1999-- Chi Yang class TW ROCN FF-936 ROCS Hae Yang
19711992USUS NavyFF-1088USS BarbeyNTBS
1999-- Chi Yang class TW ROCN FF-937 ROCS Hwai Yang
19721992USUS NavyFF-1065USS SteinNDKB
1997-- MX Mexican Navy F211 ARM Allende
19721991USUS NavyFF-1069USS BagleyNULQ
19721992USUS NavyFF-1073USS Robert E. Peary NREP
1999-- Chi Yang class TW ROCN FF-932 ROCS Chi Yang
19721994USUS NavyFF-1084USS McCandlessNIQC
2002-- TR Turkish Navy F254 TCG Trakya
19721994USUS NavyFF-1085USS Donald B. Beary NQUB
2002-- TR Turkish Navy F255 TCG Karadeniz
19721992USUS NavyFF-1086USS Brewton
1999-- Chi Yang class TW ROCN FF-933 ROCS Fong Yang
19721993USUS NavyFF-1087USS KirkNBMR
1999-- Chi Yang class TW ROCN FF-934 ROCS Fen Yang
19732005ESSpanish NavyF-71Baleares class BalearesEBFK
19731994USUS NavyFF-1089USS Jesse L. BrownNCGP
1994-- EG Egyptian Navy F961 Dumyat
19731994USUS NavyFF-1090USS AinsworthNCQI
19992005 TR Turkish Navy F256 TCG Ege
19731991USUS NavyFF-1091USS Miller NDIK
19991999 sunk 2001 TR Turkish Navy parts hulk USS Miller
19731993USUS NavyFF-1092USS Thomas C. Hart NTCH
19932014 sunk 2016 TR Turkish Navy F253 TCG Zafer
19731993USUS NavyFF-1093USS Capodanno NFVC
2002-- TR Turkish Navy F250 TCG Muavenet
19742005 sunk 2008ESSpanish NavyF-72Baleares class AndaluciaEBGK
19741992USUS NavyFF-1094USS Pharris
1999-- MX Mexican Navy F213 ARM Victoria
19741994USUS NavyFF-1095USS TruettNHDB
1994-- Phutthayotfa Chulalok class TH Royal Thai Navy FFG 461 HTMS Phutthayotfa Chulalok
19741991USUS NavyFF-1096USS ValdezNIDC
1999-- Chi Yang class TW ROCN FF-939 ROCS Yi Yang
19741994USUS NavyFF-1097USS MoinesterNKIA
1994-- EG Egyptian Navy F966 Rasheed
19752004ESSpanish NavyF-73Baleares class CataluñaEBJV
19752009ESSpanish NavyF-74Baleares class AsturiasEBHB
19762006ESSpanish NavyF-75Baleares class Extremadura EBLT

51 units


1964-jul-22OrderedOrdered US FF-1052 USS Knox
1964-jul-22OrderedOrdered US FF-1053 USS Roark
1964-jul-22OrderedOrdered US FF-1055 USS Hepburn
1964-jul-22OrderedOrdered US FF-1054 USS Gray
1964-jul-22OrderedOrdered US FF-1068 USS Vreeland
1964-jul-22OrderedOrdered US FF-1056 USS Connole
1964-jul-22OrderedOrdered US FF-1075 USS Trippe
1964-jul-22OrderedOrdered US FF-1057 USS Rathburne
1964-jul-22OrderedOrdered US FF-1073 USS Robert E. Peary
1964-jul-22OrderedOrdered US FF-1076 USS Fanning
1964-jul-22OrderedOrdered US FF-1058 USS Meyerkord
1964-jul-22OrderedOrdered US FF-1059 USS W. S. Sims
1964-jul-22OrderedOrdered US FF-1060 USS Lang
1964-jul-22OrderedOrdered US FF-1061 USS Patterson
1964-jul-22OrderedOrdered US FF-1062 USS Whipple
1964-jul-22OrderedOrdered US FF-1063 USS Reasoner
1964-jul-22OrderedOrdered US FF-1064 USS Lockwood
1964-jul-22OrderedOrdered US FF-1065 USS Stein
1964-jul-22OrderedOrdered US FF-1066 USS Marvin Shields
1964-jul-22OrderedOrdered US FF-1067 USS Francis Hammond
1964-jul-22OrderedOrdered US FF-1069 USS Bagley
1964-jul-22OrderedOrdered US FF-1070 USS Downes
1964-jul-22OrderedOrdered US FF-1071 USS Badger
1964-jul-22OrderedOrdered US FF-1072 USS Blakely
1964-jul-22OrderedOrdered US FF-1074 USS Harold E. Holt
1964-jul-22OrderedOrdered US FF-1077 USS Ouellet
1965-oct-05Laid downLaid down US FF-1052 USS Knox
1966-feb-02Laid downLaid down US FF-1053 USS Roark
1966-jun-01Laid downLaid down US FF-1055 USS Hepburn
1966-aug-25OrderedOrdered US FF-1095 USS Truett
1966-aug-25OrderedOrdered US FF-1078 USS Joseph Hewes
1966-aug-25OrderedOrdered US FF-1080 USS Paul
1966-aug-25OrderedOrdered US FF-1081 USS Aylwin
1966-aug-25OrderedOrdered US FF-1082 USS Elmer Montgomery
1966-aug-25OrderedOrdered US FF-1083 USS Cook
1966-aug-25OrderedOrdered US FF-1084 USS McCandless
1966-aug-25OrderedOrdered US FF-1085 USS Donald B. Beary
1966-aug-25OrderedOrdered US FF-1086 USS Brewton
1966-aug-25OrderedOrdered US FF-1087 USS Kirk
1966-aug-25OrderedOrdered US FF-1088 USS Barbey
1966-aug-25OrderedOrdered US FF-1089 USS Jesse L. Brown
1966-aug-25OrderedOrdered US FF-1097 USS Moinester
1966-aug-25OrderedOrdered US FF-1090 USS Ainsworth
1966-aug-25OrderedOrdered US FF-1091 USS Miller
1966-aug-25OrderedOrdered US FF-1093 USS Capodanno
1966-aug-25OrderedOrdered US FF-1094 USS Pharris
1966-aug-25OrderedOrdered US FF-1096 USS Valdez
1966-sep-01Laid downLaid down US FF-1058 USS Meyerkord
1966-nov-19LaunchedLaunched US FF-1052 USS Knox
1966-nov-19Laid downLaid down US FF-1054 USS Gray
1967-mar-23Laid downLaid down US FF-1056 USS Connole
1967-mar-25LaunchedLaunched US FF-1055 USS Hepburn
1967-mar-25Laid downLaid down US FF-1060 USS Lang
1967-apr-10Laid downLaid down US FF-1059 USS W. S. Sims
1967-apr-24Laid downLaid down US FF-1062 USS Whipple
1967-apr-27LaunchedLaunched US FF-1053 USS Roark
1967-jul-15LaunchedLaunched US FF-1058 USS Meyerkord
1967-jul-15Laid downLaid down US FF-1067 USS Francis Hammond
1967-oct-12Laid downLaid down US FF-1061 USS Patterson
1967-nov-03LaunchedLaunched US FF-1054 USS Gray
1967-nov-03Laid downLaid down US FF-1064 USS Lockwood
1968-jan-08Laid downLaid down US FF-1057 USS Rathburne
1968-feb-17LaunchedLaunched US FF-1060 USS Lang
1968-feb-17Laid downLaid down US FF-1071 USS Badger
1968-mar-20Laid downLaid down US FF-1068 USS Vreeland
1968-apr-12LaunchedLaunched US FF-1062 USS Whipple
1968-apr-12Laid downLaid down US FF-1066 USS Marvin Shields
1968-may-11LaunchedLaunched US FF-1067 USS Francis Hammond
1968-may-11Laid downLaid down US FF-1074 USS Harold E. Holt
1968-jun-03Laid downLaid down US FF-1072 USS Blakely
1968-jul-20LaunchedLaunched US FF-1056 USS Connole
1968-jul-29Laid downLaid down US FF-1075 USS Trippe
1968-sep-05LaunchedLaunched US FF-1064 USS Lockwood
1968-sep-05Laid downLaid down US FF-1070 USS Downes
1968-dec-07Laid downLaid down US FF-1076 USS Fanning
1968-dec-07LaunchedLaunched US FF-1071 USS Badger
1969-jan-04LaunchedLaunched US FF-1059 USS W. S. Sims
1969-jan-06Laid downLaid down US FF-1063 USS Reasoner
1969-jan-15Laid downLaid down US FF-1077 USS Ouellet
1969-apr-12CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1052 USS Knox
1969-may-02LaunchedLaunched US FF-1057 USS Rathburne
1969-may-03LaunchedLaunched US FF-1061 USS Patterson
1969-may-03LaunchedLaunched US FF-1074 USS Harold E. Holt
1969-may-14Laid downLaid down US FF-1078 USS Joseph Hewes
1969-jun-14LaunchedLaunched US FF-1068 USS Vreeland
1969-jul-03CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1055 USS Hepburn
1969-jul-11Laid downLaid down US FF-1079 USS Bowen
1969-aug-23LaunchedLaunched US FF-1072 USS Blakely
1969-aug-30CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1056 USS Connole
1969-sep-12Laid downLaid down US FF-1080 USS Paul
1969-oct-23LaunchedLaunched US FF-1066 USS Marvin Shields
1969-nov-01LaunchedLaunched US FF-1075 USS Trippe
1969-nov-13Laid downLaid down US FF-1081 USS Aylwin
1969-nov-22CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1053 USS Roark
1969-nov-28CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1058 USS Meyerkord
1969-dec-12LaunchedLaunched US FF-1070 USS Downes
1970-jan-03CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1059 USS W. S. Sims
1970-jan-17LaunchedLaunched US FF-1077 USS Ouellet
1970-jan-23Laid downLaid down US FF-1082 USS Elmer Montgomery
1970-jan-24LaunchedLaunched US FF-1076 USS Fanning
1970-mar-07LaunchedLaunched US FF-1078 USS Joseph Hewes
1970-mar-14CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1061 USS Patterson
1970-mar-20Laid downLaid down US FF-1083 USS Cook
1970-mar-28CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1060 USS Lang
1970-apr-04CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1054 USS Gray
1970-may-02LaunchedLaunched US FF-1079 USS Bowen
1970-may-16CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1057 USS Rathburne
1970-jun-01Laid downLaid down US FF-1065 USS Stein
1970-jun-04Laid downLaid down US FF-1084 USS McCandless
1970-jun-13CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1068 USS Vreeland
1970-jun-20LaunchedLaunched US FF-1080 USS Paul
1970-jul-18CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1072 USS Blakely
1970-jul-24Laid downLaid down US FF-1085 USS Donald B. Beary
1970-jul-24LaunchedLaunched US FF-1086 USS Brewton
1970-jul-25CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1067 USS Francis Hammond
1970-aug-01LaunchedLaunched US FF-1063 USS Reasoner
1970-aug-22CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1062 USS Whipple
1970-aug-29LaunchedLaunched US FF-1081 USS Aylwin
1970-sep-19CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1075 USS Trippe
1970-sep-22Laid downLaid down US FF-1069 USS Bagley
1970-oct-02Laid downLaid down US FF-1086 USS Brewton
1970-nov-21LaunchedLaunched US FF-1082 USS Elmer Montgomery
1970-dec-01CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1071 USS Badger
1970-dec-04Laid downLaid down US FF-1087 USS Kirk
1970-dec-05CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1064 USS Lockwood
1970-dec-12CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1077 USS Ouellet
1970-dec-19LaunchedLaunched US FF-1065 USS Stein
1970-dec-20Laid downLaid down US FF-1073 USS Robert E. Peary
1971-jan-23LaunchedLaunched US FF-1083 USS Cook
1971-feb-05Laid downLaid down US FF-1088 USS Barbey
1971-mar-04 US FF-1052 USS Knox suffer a JP-5 fire in engineering spaces while enroute from Guam to Hawaii
1971-mar-20LaunchedLaunched US FF-1084 USS McCandless
1971-mar-26CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1074 USS Harold E. Holt
1971-apr-08Laid downLaid down US FF-1089 USS Jesse L. Brown
1971-apr-10CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1066 USS Marvin Shields
1971-apr-24LaunchedLaunched US FF-1069 USS Bagley
1971-apr-24CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1078 USS Joseph Hewes
1971-may-22CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1079 USS Bowen as DE-1079 Destroyer Escort
1971-may-22LaunchedLaunched US FF-1085 USS Donald B. Beary
1971-jun-11Laid downLaid down US FF-1090 USS Ainsworth
1971-jun-23LaunchedLaunched US FF-1073 USS Robert E. Peary
1971-jul-23CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1076 USS Fanning
1971-jul-31CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1063 USS Reasoner
1971-aug-06Laid downLaid down US FF-1091 USS Miller
1971-aug-14CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1080 USS Paul
1971-aug-28CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1070 USS Downes
1971-sep-18CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1081 USS Aylwin
1971-sep-25LaunchedLaunched US FF-1087 USS Kirk
1971-oct-08Laid downLaid down US FF-1092 USS Thomas C. Hart
1971-oct-12Laid downLaid down US FF-1093 USS Capodanno
1971-oct-30CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1082 USS Elmer Montgomery
1971-nov-11CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1088 USS Barbey
1971-dec-04LaunchedLaunched US FF-1088 USS Barbey
1971-dec-18CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1083 USS Cook
1972-jan-08CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1065 USS Stein
1972-feb-11Laid downLaid down US FF-1094 USS Pharris
1972-mar-18CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1084 USS McCandless
1972-mar-18LaunchedLaunched US FF-1089 USS Jesse L. Brown
1972-apr-15LaunchedLaunched US FF-1090 USS Ainsworth
1972-apr-27Laid downLaid down US FF-1095 USS Truett
1972-may-06CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1069 USS Bagley
1972-jun-03LaunchedLaunched US FF-1091 USS Miller
1972-jun-30Laid downLaid down US FF-1096 USS Valdez
1972-jul-08CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1086 USS Brewton
1972-jul-22CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1085 USS Donald B. Beary
1972-aug-12LaunchedLaunched US FF-1092 USS Thomas C. Hart
1972-aug-25Laid downLaid down US FF-1097 USS Moinester
1972-sep-09CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1087 USS Kirk
1972-sep-23CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1073 USS Robert E. Peary
1972-oct-21LaunchedLaunched US FF-1093 USS Capodanno
1972-dec-16LaunchedLaunched US FF-1094 USS Pharris
1973-feb-03LaunchedLaunched US FF-1095 USS Truett
1973-feb-17CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1089 USS Jesse L. Brown
1973-mar-24LaunchedLaunched US FF-1096 USS Valdez
1973-mar-31CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1090 USS Ainsworth
1973-may-12LaunchedLaunched US FF-1097 USS Moinester
1973-jun-30CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1091 USS Miller
1973-jul-28CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1092 USS Thomas C. Hart as DE-1092
1973-nov-17CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1093 USS Capodanno
1974-jan-26CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1094 USS Pharris
1974-jun-01CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1095 USS Truett
1974-jul-27CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1096 USS Valdez
1974-oct-04 US FF-1068 USS Vreeland Towed by USS William H Standley (CG-32) in the Med due to serious boiler trouble
1974-nov-02CommissionedCommissioned US FF-1097 USS Moinester
1975-apr US FF-1087 USS Kirk fall of Saigon, Vietnam, Air America UH-1B N1305X
1975-mayDeploymentDeployment US FF-1074 USS Harold E. Holt Mayaguez incident
1975-jun US FF-1053 USS Roark reclassified FF-1053 previous DE-1053
1975-jun US FF-1070 USS Downes reclassified FF-1070 previous DE-1070
1975-jun-19AircraftAircraft US FF-1081 USS Aylwin SH-2F 149745 accident
1975-jun-30 US FF-1052 USS Knox Reclassified as FF
1975-jun-30 US FF-1054 USS Gray Reclassified as FF
1975-jun-30 US FF-1079 USS Bowen reclassified to FF-1079 Frigate
1975-jun-30 US FF-1092 USS Thomas C. Hart reclassified as FF-1092
1978-augPort VisitPort Visit US FF-1068 USS Vreeland First American warship to visit Mogadishu since military came to power in October, 1969
1979-jun-04AircraftAircraft US FF-1065 USS Stein WESTPAC with Seasprite 149761
1980-sep-25 US FF-1068 USS Vreeland Ordered by US official to make room for Soviet cruise ship Maxim Gorky at Manhattan dock
1980-decAircraftAircraft US FF-1092 USS Thomas C. Hart Pictured with Seasprite 150146 about to land
1981-oct-13 US FF-1085 USS Donald B. Beary LAMPS 32 accident landing. 2 crew members rescued 1 sonar tech 1st class Leroy Cambel lost at sea . went down with aircraft
1982-mar-25AircraftAircraft US FF-1085 USS Donald B. Beary Off Martha s Vineyard south of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. SH-3F 149032 accident
1982-junDeploymentDeployment US FF-1081 USS Aylwin Mediterranean Sea with SH-2F 149744
1982-jul US FF-1068 USS Vreeland UNREP with USS Mount Baker (AE-34) in Mediterranean
1982-sep-14 US FF-1068 USS Vreeland In the Red Sea searching for missing pilot that crashed F-4 Phantom jet while attempting to land on the USS Forrestal
1982-oct-05Port VisitPort Visit US FF-1084 USS McCandless visited Devonport 5-9 Oct 1982, with SH-2F 151321/135-HV of HSL-32 embarked.
1983-jul-15HomeportHomeport US FF-1081 USS Aylwin Charleston, SC
1984-dec-24 US FF-1068 USS Vreeland assigned to escort a Soviet flotilla headed to Cuba
1984-dec-29 US FF-1068 USS Vreeland Relieved by USS John L Hall (FFG-32) along Florida coast
1985-marAircraftAircraft US FF-1055 USS Hepburn SH-2F 150150
1985-may US FF-1068 USS Vreeland Deployed to Honduras
1985-aug US FF-1068 USS Vreeland Ocean Safari 85, Aug 28-Sept 20, Atlantic Ocean
1985-augDeploymentDeployment US FF-1068 USS Vreeland Refueled in the North Atlantic by RFA Grey Rover
1985-sepPort VisitPort Visit US FF-1068 USS Vreeland Port visit Bordeaux, France
1985-decRefitRefit US FF-1068 USS Vreeland Drydock
1986 US FF-1068 USS Vreeland Mediterranean Deployment
1986-aprDeploymentDeployment US FF-1068 USS Vreeland Operation El Dorado Canyon - Libya, April 12-17
1986-augPort VisitPort Visit US FF-1068 USS Vreeland Port visit Naples, Italy
1987 US FF-1053 USS Roark to naval reserve
1987AircraftAircraft US FF-1077 USS Ouellet West-Pac with SH-2F 161908
1987-aug US FF-1068 USS Vreeland GITMO Cuba
1987-oct US FF-1068 USS Vreeland CV escort services
1988 US FF-1068 USS Vreeland Dragon Hammer 88, HSL-36 helicopter crashed and sank attempting to land in heavy fog
1988-feb US FF-1068 USS Vreeland Mediterranean Deployment
1988-marPort VisitPort Visit US FF-1068 USS Vreeland Port visit Ibiza, Spain
1988-may-01 US FF-1068 USS Vreeland Dragon Hammer 88, May 1-14
1988-may-08AircraftAircraft US FF-1068 USS Vreeland accident SH-2F 161903
1988-junPort VisitPort Visit US FF-1068 USS Vreeland Port visit Malaga, Spain
1988-sep-26Port VisitPort Visit US FF-1086 USS Brewton Fleet Review: Australia Bi-centennial Naval Salute to Sydney for Australian Bi-centennial Fleet Review
1988-nov-11AircraftAircraft US FF-1088 USS Barbey accident SH-2F 161651 in Gulf of Oman
1989AircraftAircraft US FF-1074 USS Harold E. Holt West-Pac with SH-2F 161643
1990DeploymentDeployment US FF-1063 USS Reasoner Westpac 90, SH-2F HSL-35 Det.10 152204
1990DeploymentDeployment US FF-1082 USS Elmer Montgomery Operations Desert Shield/Desert Storm with SH-2F 161652 from HSL-36 Det.9
1990-jun-22Port VisitPort Visit US FF-1094 USS Pharris 22+23 June participated with Fleet Days Den Helder Netherlands. On board SH-2F 151316
1990-aug-02 US FF-1063 USS Reasoner Operation Desert Shield/Storm desert sheild
1991-feb-01 US FF-1064 USS Lockwood Surface search radar installed on Lockwood and SN/SPS-10 not SPS-67. I was the OE Division LCPO onboard and my guys maintained all the RADAR, Communications and Navigation equipment.
1991-jun-29DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1054 USS Gray
1991-julPort VisitPort Visit US FF-1056 USS Connole 03jul-07jul Oostelijke Handelskade embarked Seasprite 152191
1991-sep-06DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1059 USS W. S. Sims
1991-sep-26DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1069 USS Bagley
1991-sep-30DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1061 USS Patterson
1991-oct-15DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1091 USS Miller
1991-nov-15DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1072 USS Blakely
1991-dec US FF-1079 USS Bowen reclassified to FFT-1079 Training Frigate
1991-dec-12DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1060 USS Lang
1991-dec-14DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1053 USS Roark
1991-dec-14DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1058 USS Meyerkord
1991-dec-16DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1096 USS Valdez
1991-dec-20DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1055 USS Hepburn
1991-dec-20DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1071 USS Badger
1992Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1075 USS Trippe to Greece as Thraki
1992-jan US FF-1089 USS Jesse L. Brown reclassified as FFT-1089
1992-feb-14DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1052 USS Knox
1992-feb-14DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1057 USS Rathburne
1992-feb-14DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1062 USS Whipple
1992-feb-14DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1070 USS Downes
1992-mar-19DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1065 USS Stein
1992-mar-20DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1088 USS Barbey
1992-apr-15DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1094 USS Pharris
1992-apr-30DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1083 USS Cook
1992-may-15DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1081 USS Aylwin
1992-jun-30DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1068 USS Vreeland
1992-jul-02DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1066 USS Marvin Shields
1992-jul-02DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1067 USS Francis Hammond
1992-jul-02DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1074 USS Harold E. Holt
1992-jul-02DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1086 USS Brewton
1992-jul-25Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1068 USS Vreeland leased to Greece as Macedonia
1992-jul-25 GR F458 HS Makedonia caught fire on her maiden voyage in middle atlantic
1992-jul-30DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1075 USS Trippe
1992-aug-07DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1073 USS Robert E. Peary
1992-aug-14DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1080 USS Paul
1992-aug-25 GR F458 HS Makedonia towed to Greece
1992-aug-30DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1056 USS Connole
1992-aug-30Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1056 USS Connole to Greece as Ipiros
1993-jun-30DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1082 USS Elmer Montgomery
1993-jul-30DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1093 USS Capodanno
1993-jul-31DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1076 USS Fanning
1993-jul-31Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1076 USS Fanning to Turkey as Adatepe
1993-jul-31CommissionedCommissioned TR F251 TCG Adatepe
1993-aug-06DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1077 USS Ouellet
1993-aug-06DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1087 USS Kirk
1993-aug-28DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1063 USS Reasoner
1993-aug-30DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1092 USS Thomas C. Hart
1993-aug-30Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1092 USS Thomas C. Hart to Turkey as F253 TCG Zafer
1993-aug-30CommissionedCommissioned TR F253 TCG Zafer
1993-sep-27DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1064 USS Lockwood
1993-dec-13Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1082 USS Elmer Montgomery to Turkey as spare parts
1993-dec-13CommissionedCommissioned TR parts hulk USS Elmer Montgomery
1993-dec-13DecommissionedDecommissioned TR parts hulk USS Elmer Montgomery
1994DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1079 USS Bowen
1994Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1079 USS Bowen to Turkey F257 TCG Akdeniz
1994-may-06DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1084 USS McCandless
1994-may-20DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1085 USS Donald B. Beary
1994-may-27DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1090 USS Ainsworth
1994-jun-28DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1097 USS Moinester
1994-jun-28Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1097 USS Moinester leased to Egypt as Rasheed
1994-jun-28CommissionedCommissioned EG F966 Rasheed
1994-jun-30DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1078 USS Joseph Hewes
1994-jul-27DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1089 USS Jesse L. Brown
1994-jul-27Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1089 USS Jesse L. Brown leased to Egypt as Dumyat
1994-jul-27CommissionedCommissioned EG F961 Dumyat
1994-jul-30DecommissionedDecommissioned US FF-1095 USS Truett
1994-jul-30Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1095 USS Truett leased to Thailand as Phutthayotfa Chulalok
1995CommissionedCommissioned TR F257 TCG Akdeniz
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1052 USS Knox
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1053 USS Roark
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1055 USS Hepburn
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1054 USS Gray
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1057 USS Rathburne
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1073 USS Robert E. Peary
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1058 USS Meyerkord
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1059 USS W. S. Sims
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1060 USS Lang
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1061 USS Patterson
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1062 USS Whipple
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1063 USS Reasoner
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1066 USS Marvin Shields
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1067 USS Francis Hammond
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1069 USS Bagley
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1070 USS Downes
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1071 USS Badger
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1072 USS Blakely
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1074 USS Harold E. Holt
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1077 USS Ouellet
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1080 USS Paul
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1081 USS Aylwin
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1083 USS Cook
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1084 USS McCandless
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1085 USS Donald B. Beary
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1086 USS Brewton
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1087 USS Kirk
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1088 USS Barbey
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1090 USS Ainsworth
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1091 USS Miller
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1093 USS Capodanno
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1094 USS Pharris
1995-jan-11StruckStruck US FF-1096 USS Valdez
1996-nov-27Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1077 USS Ouellet to Thailand as Phutthaloetla Naphalai
1997-jan-29Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1065 USS Stein to Mexico as Allende
1997-jan-29CommissionedCommissioned MX F211 ARM Allende
1997-jan-29Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1066 USS Marvin Shields to Mexico as Abasolo
1997-jan-29CommissionedCommissioned MX F212 ARM Abasolo
1998-mar-25 EG F961 Dumyat purchased
1998-mar-25 EG F966 Rasheed Purchased
1998-apr-04Port VisitPort Visit TR F257 TCG Akdeniz Apr98 STANAVFORMED embarked AB212 TCB-47
1998-apr-29Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1081 USS Aylwin to Taiwan as Ni Yang
1998-apr-29Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1096 USS Valdez to Taiwan as Yi Yang
1998-jul-22Fate: sunkFate: sunk US FF-1071 USS Badger as a target at 22 51.1 N, 160 33 W
1998-sep-29Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1083 USS Cook to Taiwan as Hae Yang
1999CommissionedCommissioned TR parts hulk USS W. S. Sims
1999DecommissionedDecommissioned TR parts hulk USS W. S. Sims
1999-janDecommissionedDecommissioned GR F458 HS Makedonia
1999-may-15Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1090 USS Ainsworth to Turkey as Ege
1999-may-15CommissionedCommissioned TR F256 TCG Ege
1999-jun-15Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1094 USS Pharris to Mexico as Guadalupe Victoria
1999-jun-15CommissionedCommissioned MX F213 ARM Victoria
1999-jul-19Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1091 USS Miller to Turkey as spare parts
1999-jul-19CommissionedCommissioned TR parts hulk USS Miller
1999-jul-19DecommissionedDecommissioned TR parts hulk USS Miller
1999-sepFate: scrappedFate: scrapped US FF-1061 USS Patterson
1999-sep-29Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1073 USS Robert E. Peary to Taiwan as Chi Yang
1999-sep-29Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1078 USS Joseph Hewes to Taiwan as Lan Yang
1999-sep-29Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1086 USS Brewton to Taiwan as Fong Yang
1999-sep-29Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1087 USS Kirk to Taiwan as Fen Yang
1999-sep-29Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1088 USS Barbey to Taiwan as Hwai Yang
1999-dec-21Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1059 USS W. S. Sims to Turkey as spare parts
2000-jan-09Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1080 USS Paul to Turkey as spare parts
2000-jan-09CommissionedCommissioned TR parts hulk USS Paul
2000-jan-09DecommissionedDecommissioned TR parts hulk USS Paul
2000-aug-04Fate: scrappedFate: scrapped US FF-1064 USS Lockwood
2000-sep-19Fate: scrappedFate: scrapped US FF-1069 USS Bagley
2000-sep-30Fate: scrappedFate: scrapped US FF-1072 USS Blakely
2001DecommissionedDecommissioned TR F251 TCG Adatepe
2001-junFate: sunkFate: sunk TR parts hulk USS Miller as a target
2001-jul-21Fate: scrappedFate: scrapped US FF-1054 USS Gray
2001-dec-15Fate: scrappedFate: scrapped US FF-1058 USS Meyerkord
2001-dec-15Fate: scrappedFate: scrapped US FF-1060 USS Lang
2002-feb-02Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1084 USS McCandless to Turkey as Trakya
2002-feb-02CommissionedCommissioned TR F254 TCG Trakya
2002-feb-02Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1085 USS Donald B. Beary to Turkey as Karadeniz
2002-feb-02CommissionedCommissioned TR F255 TCG Karadeniz
2002-feb-22Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1063 USS Reasoner to Turkey as Kocatepe
2002-feb-22CommissionedCommissioned TR F252 TCG Kocatepe
2002-feb-22Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1093 USS Capodanno to Turkey as Muavenet
2002-feb-22CommissionedCommissioned TR F250 TCG Muavenet
2002-apr-10Fate: transferedFate: transfered US FF-1062 USS Whipple to Mexico as Mina
2002-apr-10CommissionedCommissioned MX F214 ARM Mina
2002-jun-04Fate: sunkFate: sunk US FF-1055 USS Hepburn
2002-jul-05Fate: sunkFate: sunk US FF-1057 USS Rathburne
2002-jul-10Fate: sunkFate: sunk US FF-1074 USS Harold E. Holt as a target
2003-mar-31Fate: scrappedFate: scrapped US FF-1067 USS Francis Hammond
2003-aug-15Fate: sunkFate: sunk US FF-1070 USS Downes as a target
2004Fate: scrappedFate: scrapped US FF-1053 USS Roark
2005DecommissionedDecommissioned TR F256 TCG Ege
2007-aug-07Fate: sunkFate: sunk US FF-1052 USS Knox as a target off Guam
2009Fate: museumFate: museum TR F256 TCG Ege Izmir, Turkey
2011 TR F253 TCG Zafer took part NATO Unified Protector against Lybia
2016-jun-10Fate: sunkFate: sunk TR F253 TCG Zafer Decommissioned from the Turkish Navy and sunk as a target

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