FFG-59 USS Kauffman

US US Navy




1987 to 2015    


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History of US FFG-59 USS Kauffman

1982-oct-28Ordered
1985-apr-8Laid down
1986-mar-29Launched
1987-feb-28Commissioned
1987-marHomeportNS Newport assigned to NS Newport, R.I.
1990-jun-27Port VisitPLGdynia to Gydnia with USS Harry E Yarnell, departed 30 Jun.
1994-jun-6HomeportNS Norfolk assigned to NS Norfolk
2015-sep-18Decommissionedat NS Norfolk

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

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