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

   

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Builder

   

US Bath Iron Works,



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