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


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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 United States Naval Aviation Kaman Seasprite 11


The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Builder

   

US Avondale Shipyard,



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