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  • FFG-48 USS Vandegrift

    US US Navy




    1984 to 2015    


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    History of US FFG-48 USS Vandegrift

    1980-apr-28Ordered
    1981-oct-13Laid down
    1982-oct-15Launched
    1984-nov-24Commissioned
    1985HomeportNS Long Beach assigned to NS Long Beach
    1993-febHomeportNaval Base San Diego assigned to NS San Diego
    1998-mar-13HomeportJPYokosuka Naval Base deployed forward to US 7th Fleet base
    2006-aug-14HomeportNaval Base San Diego assigned to NS San Diego
    2015-mar-31Decommissionedat NS San Diego

    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 Todd Pacific Shipyards, Seattle,



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