U.S.S. EDWARD MCDONNELL

(FF-1043)

DETER THROUGH STRENGTH

Click to view crew list
 

USS EDWARD MCDONNELL (FF-1043) - a Garcia class frigate

In Commission 1965 to 1988

FF-1043 Deployments - Major Events

Add a FF-1043 Shellback Initiation Add a FF-1043 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR 1963 - Keel Date: 1 APR 1963
at Avondale Shipyard Inc. Westwego LA
FEB 1964 - Launch Date: 15 FEB 1964
FEB 1965 - Commissioned: 15 FEB 1965
MAY 1966 - Shellback Initiation - 5 MAY 1966 - Atlantic Ocean
MAY 1970 - OCT 1970 Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
MAY 1970 - OCT 1970 North Atlantic
AUG 1970 - AUG 1970 Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
AUG 1971 - Shellback Initiation - 19 AUG 1971 - Pacific Ocean
AUG 1971 - Shellback Initiation - 21 AUG 1971 - Pacific Ocean
NOV 1971 - Shellback Initiation - 16 NOV 1971 - Atlantic Ocean
MAR 1973 - NOV 1975 North Atlantic
AUG 1973 - JAN 1974 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean
JAN 1975 - JUN 1975 Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
AUG 1976 - JAN 1978 Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
JAN 1977 - MAY 1977 North Atlantic
MAY 1980 - OCT 1980 Mediterranean
NOV 1982 - MAY 1983 Mediterranean-Lebanon
SEP 1988 - Decommissioned: 30 SEP 1988

FF-1043 General Specifications

Class: Garcia class frigate

Complement: 16 Officers and 231 Enlisted

Displacement: 2624 tons

Length: 414 feet 6 inches

Beam: 44 feet 1 inches

Draft: 24 feet 6 in

Final Disposition: Disposed of by scrapping dismantling 21 August 2002