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U.S.S. BLAKELY

(FF-1072)

NUN QUAM NON PARATUS

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USS BLAKELY (FF-1072) - a Knox-class frigate

In Commission 1970 to 1991

FF-1072 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN1968-Keel Date: 3 JUN 1968
at Avondale Shipyard Inc. Westwego LA
AUG1969-Launch Date: 23 AUG 1969
JUL1970-Commissioned: 18 JUL 1970
APR1971-MAY1971North Atlantic
DEC1972-MAY1973West Pac - Viet Nam
DEC1972-MAY1973West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN1974-DEC1974Mediterranean
DEC1976-JUN1977Mediterranean
APR1978-OCT1978Mediterranean
JAN1981-JUN1981Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
APR1981-Shellback Initiation - 21 APR 1981 - Indian Ocean
APR1981- Shellback Initiation - 21 APR 1981 - Atlantic Ocean
APR1981- Shellback Initiation - 21 APR 1981 - Indian Ocean
JUN1981-DEC1981Operation Deep Freeze
JUN1981-DEC1981Operation Deep Freeze
MAR1982-SEP1982UNITAS
JUL1983-AUG1983Panama Canal
MAY1988-OCT1988Mediterranean
NOV1991-Decommissioned: 15 NOV 1991

FF-1072 General Specifications

Class: Knox-class frigate

Complement: 18 Officers and 267 Enlisted

Displacement: 3243 tons

Length: 438 feet

Beam: 46 feet 9 inches

Draft: 24 feet 9 in

Range: 4 500 nautical miles

Final Disposition: Disposed of by scrapping dismantling 30 September 2000