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  • FF-1079 USS Bowen

    US US Navy

    1995 to present - TR Turkish Navy - F257 TCG Akdeniz    



    1971 to 1994    



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    Call Sign: NATM
    Shipyard: Avondale Shipyard


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    History of US FF-1079 USS Bowen

    1969-jul-11Laid down
    1970-may-2Launched
    1971-may-22Commissionedas DE-1079 Destroyer Escort
    1975-jun-30reclassified to FF-1079 Frigate
    1991-decreclassified to FFT-1079 Training Frigate
    1994Decommissioned
    1994Fate: transferedto Turkey F257 TCG Akdeniz

    History of TR F257 TCG Akdeniz

    1995Commissioned
    1998-apr-4Port VisitNLAmsterdam Harbour Oostelijke Handelskade Apr98 STANAVFORMED embarked AB212 TCB-47

    Specifications

       

        from Knox class
    257crew
    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

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    US US Navy Kaman Seasprite 11


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    Builder

       

    US Avondale Shipyard,



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