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U.S.S. HEPBURN

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USS HEPBURN (FF-1055) - a Knox-class frigate

In Commission 1969 to 1991

FF-1055 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN1966-Keel Date: 1 JUN 1966
at Todd Pacific Shipyards San Pedro CA
MAR1967-Launch Date: 25 MAR 1967
JUL1969-Commissioned: 3 JUL 1969
DEC1970-JUN1971West Pac
DEC1970-JUN1971West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY1972-DEC1972West Pac
MAY1972-DEC1972West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1974-Shellback Initiation - 4 JAN 1974 - Pacific Ocean
NOV1975-MAY1976West Pac
NOV1975-JUN1976West Pac-Indian Ocean
FEB1976-Shellback Initiation - 14 FEB 1976 - Indian Ocean
JAN1978-AUG1978Dry Dock
MAY1979-FEB1980West Pac
OCT1979- Shellback Initiation - 12 OCT 1979 - Pacific Ocean
OCT1979- Shellback Initiation - 12 OCT 1979 - Pacific Ocean
NOV1979-NOV1979Kangaroo III
JUN1981-Shellback Initiation - 24 JUN 1981 - Pacific Ocean
AUG1982-MAY1983West Pac-Indian Ocean
FEB1985-AUG1985West Pac
JUL1985-Shellback Initiation - 24 JUL 1985 - Pacific Ocean
NOV1986-MAY1987West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
APR1987-Shellback Initiation - 11 APR 1987 - Indian Ocean
JAN1988-JAN1989West Pac
OCT1988-MAR1989West Pac
NOV1988-Shellback Initiation - 12 NOV 1988 - Pacific Ocean
DEC1991-Decommissioned: 20 DEC 1991

FF-1055 General Specifications

Class: Knox-class frigate

Complement: 18 Officers and 267 Enlisted

Displacement: 3238 tons

Length: 438 feet

Beam: 46 feet 9 inches

Draft: 24 feet 9 in

Range: 4 500 nautical miles

Final Disposition: Sunk as target 4 June 2002



USS HEPBURN (FF-1055)



USS HEPBURN was laid down 1 June 1966, by Todd Pacific Shipyards, Los Angeles Division, San Pedro, California; and launched 25 March 1967; sponsored by Mrs. Arthur J. Hepburn and Mrs. Joseph R. Barse. She was delivered 27 June 1969 and commissioned 3 July 1969.

[Note: The above USS HEPBURN (FF-1055) history may, or may not, contain text provided by crew members of the USS HEPBURN (FF-1055), or by other non-crew members, and text from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships]