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U.S.S. EDWARD MCDONNELL

(FF-1043)

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

In Commission 1965 to 1988

FF-1043 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR1963-Keel Date: 1 APR 1963
at Avondale Shipyard Inc. Westwego LA
FEB1964-Launch Date: 15 FEB 1964
FEB1965-Commissioned: 15 FEB 1965
MAY1966-Shellback Initiation - 5 MAY 1966 - Atlantic Ocean
MAY1970-OCT1970Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
MAY1970-OCT1970North Atlantic
AUG1970-AUG1970Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
JUL1971-DEC1971UNITAS
AUG1971-Shellback Initiation - 21 AUG 1971 - Pacific Ocean
AUG1971-Shellback Initiation - 19 AUG 1971 - Pacific Ocean
NOV1971-Shellback Initiation - 16 NOV 1971 - Atlantic Ocean
MAR1973-NOV1975North Atlantic
AUG1973-JAN1974Mediterranean-Indian Ocean
JAN1975-JUN1975Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
AUG1976-JAN1978Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
JAN1977-MAY1977North Atlantic
JAN1980-DEC1980Mediterranean
MAY1980-OCT1980Mediterranean
NOV1982-MAY1983Mediterranean-Lebanon
JAN1984-JAN1985Mediterranean
SEP1988-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