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  • FFG-55 USS Elrod

    US US Navy




    1985 to 2015    


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    History of US FFG-55 USS Elrod

    1981-may-22Ordered
    1983-nov-21Laid down
    1984-may-12Launched
    1985-may-18Commissionedat Bath, Maine
    1985-sep-21HomeportNS Charleston assigned to NS Charleston
    1995-jan-15HomeportNS Norfolk assigned to NS Norfolk
    1996-jul-19HomeportNS Portsmouth assigned to NS Portsmouth
    1999-nov-22HomeportNS Norfolk assigned to NS Norfolk
    2014-febDeploymentCentral Mediterranean Mediterranean Sea with MQ-8B Fire Scout

    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
    US United States Naval Aviation Sikorsky S-70 H-60 12


    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    US Bath Iron Works,



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